2021-11

University Teaching and Learning Course | Fall 2021

Date: 
Mon, 2021-08-16 09:30 to Wed, 2021-08-18 12:15

Zoom Meetings Online Training | FALL 2021

Date: 
Wed, 2021-08-11 (All day) to Thu, 2021-08-12 (All day)

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST | Fall 2021

Date: 
Mon, 2021-08-09 09:30 to Fri, 2021-08-13 12:45

Enhancing assessment and feedback: a workshop for HKUST staff on designing alternative assessments

Speakers: Prof Sally Brown, NTF, PFHEA, SFSEDA

                  Emerita professor at Leeds Beckett University

                  Visiting professor at Universities of Plymouth, Edge Hill and Liverpool John Moores.

                  Prof Kay Sambell, BA (Hons), MA, D.Phil, PFHEA, NTF

Venue: Virtually on Zoom

Date: 
Tue, 2021-03-23 17:00 to 18:30

Seminar Abstract

Assessment post-covid is being widely rethought in many higher education institutions globally, as staff grapple with finding better ways of assessing authentically while ensuring that it is an integral part of learning. This workshop will address these areas and provide participants with opportunities to:

Course Design and Online Teaching Experience Sharing from Michael Gale Teaching Award Winner

Date: 
Fri, 2021-03-05 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. Raymond Wong, Professor (CSE)
                2020 Medalist of the Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching

Virtually on Zoom:

Zoom Meetings Online Training Series | SPRING 2021

Date: 
Tue, 2021-01-26 (All day) to Thu, 2021-01-28 (All day)
 

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST & University Teaching and Learning Course Spring 2021

Date: 
Mon, 2021-01-25 09:30 to Fri, 2021-01-29 12:15

The New Faculty Orientation (NFO) is an introductory program for teaching and learning at the HKUST campuses for all teaching staff who have recently joined the University. This program is designed to familiarise new staff with the key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

Zoom Meetings Online Training | FALL 2020

Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25 12:30 to Tue, 2020-09-01 14:00
 

University Teaching and Learning Course – Fall 2020

Date: 
Mon, 2020-08-17 09:30 to Tue, 2020-09-01 14:00

The University Teaching and Learning Course is offered to all new professors and on-the-job faculty. For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as course design, learning assessment and feedback, teaching for student engagement and working with groups. For the experienced faculty, this course can give you new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Fall 2020

Date: 
Fri, 2020-08-14 09:30 to Fri, 2020-08-21 15:15

The “New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST” is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who has recently joined the University. This two- day program is offered twice a year in August and January and specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

Designing and Implementing Competency-based Curriculum

Date: 
Fri, 2020-06-12 10:00 to 11:30

Speaker:  Dr. Kara Gardner

Venue: To be held virtually on Zoom

University Teaching and Learning Course – Spring 2020 (CANCELLED)

Date: 
Mon, 2020-01-20 09:30 to Wed, 2020-01-22 13:30

The University Teaching and Learning Course is offered to all new teaching staff and on-the-job faculty.  For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as course design, learning assessment and feedback, teaching for student engagement and working with groups.  F

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Spring 2020

Date: 
Fri, 2020-01-17 09:30

The New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who has recently joined the University.

Digital & graphical teaching innovations for laboratory instruction and science communication

Date: 
Fri, 2019-12-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr Richard Blackburn
                Lecturer, University of Leicester, the U.K.

Format:  Seminar

Enhancing Intercultural Teaching and Learning: Where We Are Now & How to Go From Here? (CANCELLED)

Date: 
Fri, 2019-11-15 12:30 to 14:30

Speakers:  Prof. May-yi SHAW
                  Assistant Professor of Humanities Education, Division of Humanities

Faculty-to-Faculty Conversation: Using active learning in lecture as a pedagogy of engagement

Date: 
Fri, 2019-10-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof. Agnes KU, Associate Professor, SOSC
                  Prof. Rhea Liem, Assistant Professor, MAE

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27/28)

The Making of a Practical and Enriching Common Core for Students from Diverse Backgrounds

Date: 
Fri, 2019-09-27 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. Thomas W. C. Hu
                Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, CIVL

Format:  Seminar

University Teaching and Learning Course – Fall 2019

Date: 
Tue, 2019-08-20 09:00

The University Teaching and Learning Course is offered to all new teaching staff and on-the-job faculty. For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as course design, learning assessment and feedback, teaching for student engagement and working with groups. For the experienced faculty, this course can give you new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

Program Rundown

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Fall 2019

Date: 
Wed, 2019-08-14 09:30

The “New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST” is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who has recently joined the University.  This two-day program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.  

Departmental Teaching Development Grant

Date: 
Tue, 2019-05-07 09:00

Guidelines for Nomination
 

Section 1: Background

Kick-Start Package to enable Active Learning

Date: 
Tue, 2019-05-07 09:00


Kick-Start Package to enable Active Learning

Guidelines

A Rookie’s Blended Learning Journey

Date: 
Fri, 2019-04-26 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. Cheung Ki Ling, Associate Professor, Dept of ISOM

Format:  Seminar(Lifts 27-28)

HKUST x Minerva Scholars Program - an interactive sharing session

Date: 
Thu, 2019-04-11 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers: Prof Roger Cheng, Associate Provost (Teaching & Learning)
                 Professor Sean McMinn, Associate Professor of Language Education, CLE
                 Ms Delian Gaskell, Senior Lecturer, CLE
                 Prof Ben Chan, Associate Professor of Engineering Education, CIVL & Associate Director, E2I
Format: Seminar

Venue: Room 6558 (lift 27/28)

Successful Recipes to Improve Student Learning: Sharing by Librarians & Faculty

Date: 
Thu, 2019-03-21 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Victoria Caplan & other librarians (LIB), Prof. Melody Chao (MGMT),
                  Dr. Emily Tsang (CHEM), & Prof. Fei Sun (CBME)

Format:  Seminar

Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient Sharing: My ‘Aha’ moments in teaching

Date: 
Fri, 2019-03-01 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof S.H. Song
                Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Department of ECE

Format:  Seminar

Join-the-Conversation: Creating High-Impact Learning Experience through Internationalizing the Co-Curriculum

Date: 
Fri, 2019-02-22 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:
Prof. Tim Woo (Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, HKUST)
Dr. Janet Chan (Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, HKU)
Mr. Tony Chan (Assistant Director of Student Affairs; Head of Leadership Quality Centre, HKBU)

Visit from Professor Mick Healey

Date: 
Fri, 2018-12-14 09:30 to 15:30

Speaker:  Professor Mick Healey
                Higher Education Consultant and Researcher,
                Emeritus Professor, University of Gloucestershire, UK.
Format:  Seminar
    
We are delighted that Professor Mick Healey from the UK has revisited HKUST to give two workshops on 14 December 2018. He last visited the University for a week in 2011.

Forum on Undergraduates Intercultural Needs and Challenges at HKUST

Date: 
Wed, 2018-12-12 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters:  Prof. Roger Cheng, Prof. May-Yi Shaw, Prof. Eva Chen, Dr. Beatrice Chu

Format:  Seminar

The Transition to Blended Learning - from Skeptic to Advocator

Date: 
Fri, 2018-11-30 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Theodore CLARK, Associate Professor, Department of ISOM

Format:  Seminar

Seminar Overview:

Why transition to Blended Learning?

Simply because students are more active throughout class, can learn more and enjoy what they are learning.

Mindset for Success

Date: 
Thu, 2018-11-15 16:00 to 17:30

Speaker:  Professor Carol S. Dweck
                Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Professor (by courtesy) Graduate School of
                Education, Stanford University

Format:   Seminar

Engaging students with education technological tools for active learning

Date: 
Tue, 2018-10-30 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Ben Chan, Associate Professor of Engineering Education (CIVL),
                  Associated Director, Center for Engineering Education Innovation

                  Dr. Kenneth Leung, Lecturer (CSE)

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lifts 27-28)

Unmasking Teaching Excellence: Experience Sharing from Teaching Award Winners

Date: 
Thu, 2018-10-18 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof. David ROSSITER, Associate Professor of Engineering Education (CSE)
                  Recipient of the 2017 Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching

                  Dr Jason CHAN, Lecturer (CHEM)                                 
                  Recipient of the 2018 UGC Teaching Award (early career faculty member)

Format: Seminar

Engaging Students to Learn & Learning to Engage Students By “Staying F.O.C.U.S.E.D.”

Date: 
Thu, 2018-09-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:​​​  Dr Robert WRIGHT, Associate Professor

                  Ms July Rongjiao ZHU, Senior Project Associate, Department of Management and Marketing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Format:​  Seminar

Preparing for Teaching & Learning at HKUST

Date: 
Wed, 2018-09-19 12:30 to Wed, 2018-09-26 14:00

Facilitator:  Miss Phoebe Mok, Senior Education Development Officer, Center for Education Innovation

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lifts 27-28)

Workshops Overview:

This program is for HKUST teaching support staff (e.g. Instructional Assistant; Teaching Associate) who are engaged in teaching-related activities, such as small-group teaching and/or marking students’ work.

University Teaching and Learning Course – Fall 2018

Date: 
Mon, 2018-08-20 09:30 to Wed, 2018-08-22 12:30

The University Teaching and Learning Course is offered to all new professors and on-the-job faculty.  For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as course design, learning assessment and feedback, teaching for student engagement and working with groups.  For the experienced faculty, this course can give you new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Fall 2018

Date: 
Wed, 2018-08-15 09:30 to Thu, 2018-08-16 15:30

The “New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST” is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who has recently joined the University.  This two-day program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.  

Join-the-Conversation: Leveraging Diversity in Classrooms - Opportunities and Challenges

Date: 
Mon, 2018-04-23 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:
Prof May-yi Shaw (Assistant Professor, Division of Humanities, HKUST)
Dr Roselyn Du (Associate Professor, Dept of Journalism, HKBU)
Dr Jess King (Lecturer, Dept of Earth Sciences, HKU)

Flipping the Course: some unintended learning outcomes

Date: 
Thu, 2018-04-12 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr David Mole
                Adjunct Professor, Division of Environment and Sustainability

Format:  Seminar

Lessons Learned from the First Blended Learning Program

Date: 
Thu, 2018-03-22 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  David Brown
                Adjunct Assistant Professor
                Division of Environment and Sustainability

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lifts 27-28)

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Date: 
Thu, 2018-03-08 12:30 to 14:00

iPeer is a web-based solution that facilitates student peer- and self-evaluation of group projects. It supports four types of evaluations, namely Point Distribution, Rating Scale, Rubric and Commendation. The web-based application provides a paperless solution for teaching staff to conduct student peer evaluation on group projects in a more efficient and effective way.

Developing students’ ability to succeed as graduates: Embedding employability as metacognition

Date: 
Wed, 2018-03-07 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dawn Bennett
                John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Higher Education
                Director, Creative Workforce Initiative,
                Curtin University

                National Senior Australian Learning and Teaching Fellow,
               The Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows
                Principal Fellow, The Higher Education Academy, UK

Format:  Seminar

Embedded Leadership Development of Students in Academic Courses Across Discipline

Date: 
Mon, 2018-03-05 12:00 to 14:00

Speaker:  Barry Posner, Ph.D.
                Accolti Endowed Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business
                Santa Clara University

Format:   Seminar

uReply: Quick and Easy Tool to Maximize Students’ Learning

Date: 
Fri, 2018-02-23 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Professor LAM Lai Chuen, Paul
                  Associate Professor, The Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research,
                  The Chinese University of Hong Kong

                  Mr. Kevin Wong
                  Research Associate, The Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research,
                  The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Format:  Seminar

Common Core Program Series: Why are my students sleeping in class? – Simple active learning activities to motivate students in large class

Date: 
Thu, 2018-02-08 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. Chan Yui Bun,
                 Assistant Professor of Engineering Education (CIVL),
                 Associate Director, Center for Engineering Education Innovation (E2I)

Format:  Seminar

University Teaching and Learning Course – Spring 2018 (Cancelled)

Date: 
Tue, 2018-01-16 09:30 to Fri, 2018-01-19 14:00

The University Teaching and Learning Course is offered to all new professors and on-the-job faculty.  For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as course design, learning assessment and feedback, teaching for student engagement and working with groups.  For the experienced faculty, this course can give you new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Spring 2018, One-day Program, 15 January 2018

Date: 
Mon, 2018-01-15 09:30

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST is an introductory program for all teaching staff who have recently joined HKUST.  The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.  

OASIS: An Online Assessment for Individual Scores

Date: 
Fri, 2017-12-15 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Professor Chi-Keung Woo
                  Professor, Asian and Policy Studies
                  Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies and Student Learning) of Faculty of Liberal Arts and
                  Social Sciences,
Education University of Hong Kong  
                  Dr. Alice Shiu
                  Associate Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business,
                  Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Experiential Learning at UST: Mistakes, Lessons, More Mistakes…That’s Experiential

Date: 
Mon, 2017-11-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Ir Richard HY SO
                Professor, Department of IELM
                Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering

Format: Seminar

A Fantasy-Adventure Approach to an Experiential Computer Music Course

Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-26 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Andrew Horner
                Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Format:  Seminar

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Date: 
Fri, 2017-10-13 12:30 to 14:00

iPeer is a web-based solution that facilitates student peer- and self-evaluation of group projects. It supports four types of evaluations, namely Point Distribution, Rating Scale, Rubric and Commendation. The web-based application provides a paperless solution for teaching staff to conduct student peer evaluation on group projects in a more efficient and effective way.

Invigorate your Teaching to Enhance their Learning: Strategies to Engage Students

Date: 
Fri, 2017-10-06 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Garvin Percy Dias
                Associate Professor of Business Education, Department of ISOM

Format:  Seminar

Student Success: Findings from Student Learning Research at HKUST

Date: 
Thu, 2017-09-21 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr. Pakey Chik
                Head, Student Evaluation and Assessment, Office of Institutional Research

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27-28)

Common Core Program Series: The Chemistry Behind Motivating Students

Date: 
Wed, 2017-09-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr Jason CHAN, Lecturer,
                Department of Chemistry

Format:  Seminar

Preparing for Teaching & Learning at HKUST

Date: 
Tue, 2017-09-12 12:30 to Tue, 2017-09-19 14:00

Facilitators:  Dr Beatrice Chu, Educational Developer, Center for Education Innovation
                     Miss Phoebe Mok, Senior Education Development Officer, Center for Education Innovation

Date:  12 Sept, 2017 (Tue) 12:30 – 2:00pm
           19 Sept, 2017 (Tue) 12:30 – 2:00pm

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lifts 27-28)

University Teaching and Learning Course – Fall 2017

Date: 
Mon, 2017-08-21 09:30 to Wed, 2017-08-23 13:30

The University Teaching and Learning Course has offered to all new professors and on-the-job faculty. This course prepared for the new comers on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as course design, learning assessment and feedback, teaching for student engagement and working with groups. For the experienced faculty, this course can give new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

New Faculty Orientation, Fall 2017

Date: 
Mon, 2017-08-14 09:30 to Fri, 2017-08-18 14:00

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Fall 2017

The New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who are either newly on-board or are within one-year of service at HKUST. The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

Faculty Workshops on Intercultural Teaching & Course Design

Date: 
Tue, 2017-05-23 09:30 to Thu, 2017-05-25 14:00

Facilitators:  Nanda Dimitrov, Ph.D
                     Acting Director, Teaching Support Centre
                     Adjunct Research Scholar, Centre for Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,
                     Western University

                     Aisha Haque, Language and Communication Instructor, Teaching Support Centre, Western University

Format:  Seminar

Intercultural Competence Workshops for Research Postgraduate Students

Date: 
Mon, 2017-05-22 10:00 to Thu, 2017-05-25 11:30

Facilitators:  Nanda Dimitrov, Ph.D
                     Acting Director, Teaching Support Centre
                     Adjunct Research Scholar, Centre for Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,
                     Western University

                     Aisha Haque, Language and Communication Instructor, Teaching Support Centre, Western University

Format: Seminar

Design . Create . Deliver Educational Videos

Date: 
Fri, 2017-05-12 12:30 to 14:00

Students learning styles and preferences are changing and HKUST is changing the way we teach our students. Our students are learning on their own and through multimedia - like videos. Today, such educational videos are designed and created by instructors like you – simply with subject knowledge, a desktop, a webcam and a good microphone.

In-situ Inquiry: Engaging students through in-class activities

Date: 
Thu, 2017-04-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Karen Chan, Assistant Professor, Division of Life Science

Format: Seminar

Blended Learning Roundtable Discussion: Creating a participatory learning environment in blended learning courses

Date: 
Tue, 2017-03-14 12:30 to 14:00

Facilitators:  Prof Henry LAM, Associate Professor, Dept of CBME
                     Prof David BROWN, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of ENVR

Format: Seminar

Workshop Overview:

The workshop will showcase how Canvas functions were successfully implemented in two BL courses to enhance students’ learning experience.

Professional Development Workshops for Graduates Teaching Assistants

Date: 
Thu, 2017-03-09 10:30 to Thu, 2017-03-16 12:00

Are you looking for teaching techniques to enhance the interaction in your classroom?

In this spring semester, CEI is offering two theme-based workshops to provide you practical strategies on how to get students actively participate in class. These workshops are hands-on and interactive, with an aim to help participants consider ways to apply some best practices in their teaching.

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Date: 
Wed, 2017-03-08 12:30 to 14:00

iPeer is a web-based solution that facilitates student peer- and self-evaluation of group projects. It supports four types of evaluations, namely Point Distribution, Rating Scale, Rubric and Commendation. The web-based application provides a paperless solution for teaching staff to conduct student peer evaluation on group projects in a more efficient and effective way.

Common Core Program Series: Creating an Interactive Classroom for Large Classes

Date: 
Mon, 2017-02-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Julian GROVES, Associate Professor of Social Science Education
                Division of Social Science

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27-28)

How to save higher education in twenty seven easy steps?

Date: 
Fri, 2017-02-17 16:00 to 17:15

Speaker: Mr. Ben Nelson
                Founder and CEO of Minerva University

Venue:  LT-L in CYT Building

University Teaching and Learning Course – Spring 2017

Date: 
Mon, 2017-01-23 09:30 to Wed, 2017-01-25 15:00

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lifts 27-28)

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST, Spring 2017

Date: 
Thu, 2017-01-19 09:30 to 15:00

One-day Program, 19 January 2017

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST is an introductory program for all teaching staff who have recently joined HKUST.  The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

A Journey of Synthesis at HKUST

Date: 
Fri, 2016-11-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Allen MOY
                Chair Professor, Department of Mathematics

Format: Seminar

Learning with videos: Design principles for creating educational video

Date: 
Wed, 2016-11-16 12:30 to 14:00

Facilitator:  Maya Bogdanova, Consultant

Format: Seminar

Today, our students no longer rely only on lecture-notes and textbooks to access information and study. They watch videos to learn how to use software, how to solve mathematical equations, how to operate machines, and how to code. Thanks to platforms such as YouTube and Youku, educational content is created and delivered by anybody with knowledge to share and a camera.

Blended Learning ≠ Video Making - My joyful journey of moving a course out of traditional lecturing

Date: 
Fri, 2016-11-04 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Chii Shang
                Professor and Associate Head, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Format: Seminar

Changing Landscape in Digital Learning: How Online Solutions Make an Impact on Teaching & Learning

Presented by Cengage
Date: 
Mon, 2016-10-24 12:00 to 14:00

Venue:  LSK Lounge (Lee Shau Kee Business Building, 7/F)

Overview:

The seminar aims to provide an overview on the rapid changes in the use of technology in teaching, with special emphasis on how online learning solutions can help institutions and instructors in embracing the change.

Applying Design Thinking in Postgraduate Research (Problem Identification)

Date: 
Fri, 2016-10-14 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. James Agutter
                 Director of Spark Design Initiative, College of Architecture & Planning, University of Utah
                 Associate Professor, School Of Architecture, University of Utah

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27-28)

iPeer Workshop – facilitating student peer evaluation with ease

Date: 
Thu, 2016-10-13 12:30 to 14:00

iPeer is a web-based solution that facilitates student peer- and self-evaluation of group projects. It supports four types of evaluations, namely Point Distribution, Rating Scale, Rubric and Commendation. The web-based application provides a paperless solution for teaching staff to conduct student peer evaluation on group projects in a more efficient and effective way.

Design Thinking Crash Course and Workshops Series

Date: 
Fri, 2016-10-07 12:30 to Fri, 2016-10-21 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. James Agutter
                 Director of Spark Design Initiative, College of Architecture & Planning, University of Utah
                 Associate Professor, School Of Architecture, University of Utah

Date & Time:  Crash Course, 7 Oct, Friday – 12:30 - 5:00 pm
                        Course Design Workshop 1, 19 Oct, Wednesday – 12:30 - 2:00 pm
                        Course Design Workshop 2, 21 Oct, Friday – 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Creating Meaningful Learning Experience in Experiential Learning Course

Date: 
Tue, 2016-09-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Kam Tim WOO
                  Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Department of ECE
                  Founding Director, Center for Global & Community Engagement, SENG

                  Ms Phoebe MOK
                  Education Development Officer, CEI

Format: Seminar

Common Core Program Series: “Motivating Students and Broadening Their Horizons through Collaboration with Business Practitioners

Date: 
Tue, 2016-09-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Roger LEVERMORE, Associate Professor of Business Education
                Department of Management

Format: Seminar

Preparing for Teaching & Learning at HKUST

Date: 
Fri, 2016-08-19 11:00 to 15:30

Facilitators:  Miss Phoebe Mok, Miss Elaine Wong
                     Center for Education Innovation

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 27-28)

This program is for HKUST teaching support staff (e.g. Instructional Assistant; Teaching Associate) who are engaged in teaching-related activities, such as small-group teaching and/or marking students’ work.

New Faculty Orientation: Teaching and Learning at HKUST

Date: 
Mon, 2016-08-15 09:30 to Wed, 2016-08-17 15:30

The New Faculty Orientation is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who are either newly on-board or are within one-year of service at HKUST.  The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

Experiential Learning: Exploring the Process of Assessment

Date: 
Fri, 2016-06-10 10:00 to 12:00

Speaker:  Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A.
                 President of CBK Associates and ABCD Books, Author

Format: Seminar

The Science of Successful Learning

Date: 
Mon, 2016-05-30 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr. Veronica Yan
                 Postdoctoral researcher, UCLA and University of Southern California

Format:  Seminar

Augment Your Teaching Reality

Date: 
Fri, 2016-04-29 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  David Watson, MSc. PGCTHE. BSc. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), CMALT
                  Educational Development Officer, Educational Development Centre, PolyU
                  Indie Chung, Educational Development Officer, Educational Development Centre, PolyU

Format:  Seminar

Mathematica in Education & Research

Date: 
Tue, 2016-04-26 10:30 to 12:30

Speaker:  Mr. Farid Pasha, Instructor, Wolfram Research, Inc.

Format:  Seminar

In this seminar, an overview of the enhancements in Mathematica 10 and some good practices for using Mathematica has be introduced by the presenter. The participants also explored different ways that Mathematica can help with your day-to-day workflow.

The seminar has covered the following topics: 

Transforming a Large Technical Class into Blended Learning: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Date: 
Fri, 2016-04-22 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof CHANG Chih-chen
                 Professor, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Format:  Seminar

How to make an impact on education through MOOC and Flipped Teaching?

Date: 
Wed, 2016-04-06 09:30 to 11:30

Speaker:   Prof. Ping-Cheng (Benson) Yeh
                  Professor of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University

Format:  Seminar

In this workshop, Prof. Yeh has shared his experience as a practitioner of MOOC and flipped teaching to address questions such as:

Learning with videos: Design principles for creating educational video

Date: 
Fri, 2016-03-18 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Miss. Maya BOGDANOVA & Ms. Amy CHONG
                  Instructional Designers, Center for Education Innovation

Format: Seminar

Deepen Learning through Critical Reflection in Experiential Learning Course

Date: 
Thu, 2016-03-10 12:30 to Fri, 2016-03-11 14:00

Speaker:  Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A
                 President of CBK Associates and ABCD Books, Author

Format: Seminar         

Workshop 1 (10 March Thu, 2016, 12:30pm - 2:00 pm):

Designing and Implementing Critical Reflection Activities in Experiential Learning Courses

Common Core Program Series: “True Learning for the Millennial Generation”

Date: 
Thu, 2016-02-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof May-yi SHAW, Assistant Professor of Humanities Education
                Division of Humanities

Format: Seminar

Lifting the bulk: improving a large-enrollment introductory course via student-centered learning and assessment

Date: 
Wed, 2016-02-17 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers  Dr Man-Fung Cheung, Visiting Scholar, Department of Physics
                 Dr Wing Ho Ko, Lecturer, Office of the Dean of Science
                 Prof P. W. Leung, Professor, Department of Physics

Format:  Seminar

Workshop on Group Facilitation

Date: 
Tue, 2016-01-26 10:00 to 12:30

Facilitators:  Miss Elaine Wong
                     Miss Phoebe Mok

Format: Workshop

In the first part of the workshop, participants explored the methods of group facilitation while they worked on tasks in groups. It gave the opportunities for real-time reflection about the dynamics of group learning and ways to cope with challenges.

New Faculty Orientation, Spring 2016

Date: 
Wed, 2016-01-20 12:30 to Mon, 2016-01-25 14:30

The New Faculty Orientation is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staff who are either newly on-board or are within one-year of service at HKUST. The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

What factors shape students’ learning approach & learning outcomes? – Findings from the second longitudinal study at HKUST

Date: 
Wed, 2015-12-09 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr Tak HA,
               Associate Director (Evaluation & Research)
               Office of Planning & Institutional Research

Format: Seminar

Introduction to the KEEP Platform and a Hong Kong MOOC Platform

Date: 
Wed, 2015-11-18 15:00 to 17:00

Speakers:  Professor Irwin King
                   Principal Investigator of KEEP
                   Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Engineering, CUHK

                   Professor T.C. Pong
                   Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice-President and Provost
                   Director of the Center for Engineering Education Innovation

Format: Seminar

2015 UGC Teaching Award Recipient Sharing: Cultivating students’ holistic development through experiential learning education

Date: 
Fri, 2015-10-30 12:30 to 14:30

Speaker:  Prof. WOO Kam Tim
                Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering
                Director, Center for Global & Community Engagement

Format: Seminar

University E-Learning Forum – How to kick start a blended learning course?

Date: 
Fri, 2015-10-23 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Fugee Tsung, Head & Professor
                 Dept. of Industrial Engineering & Logistics Management

                 Prof James S. H. Kwok, Associate Professor of Business Education
                 Dept. of Information Systems, Business Statistics & Operations Management

Format: Seminar

Common Core Program Series - Dilemma and Solutions: Teaching a Major-branded Subject as a Common Core Course

Date: 
Fri, 2015-09-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Dit-Yan YEUNG, Professor
                   Prof Cindy LI, Lecturer
                   Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Format:   Seminar

In this sharing session, the presenter has discussed some issues encountered during both the design and delivery of the course that might be of general interest to course designers and instructors not limited to the computing discipline.

Student Engagement & Interactive Teaching: Breaking Down Classroom Barriers to Risk Taking

Date: 
Fri, 2015-09-11 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Richard Cox
                 Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business
                 Instructor, d.school, Stanford University

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, Rich looked at creativity exercises, the assumptions they hold about teaching in higher education, and the methods for creating a safe environment that increases participation and ensures that the learning objectives are met.

Four-Day University Teaching and Learning Course, Fall 2015-16

Date: 
Mon, 2015-08-17 09:30 to Thu, 2015-08-20 15:30

The University Teaching and Learning Course is a four-day program offered to all new professors and on-the-job faculty. For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as lecturing, course design, and assessment and giving feedbacks. For the experience faculty, this course can give you new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

New Faculty Orientation 2015

Date: 
Wed, 2015-08-12 09:30 to Fri, 2015-08-14 15:30

The New Faculty Orientation is a teaching and learning introductory program for all teaching staffs who are either newly on-board or are within one-year of service at HKUST.  The program is specifically designed to take account of some key aspects of teaching and learning in the context of HKUST.

Flipping our Notions of Flipped Classrooms – Engaging the Online Classroom

Date: 
Mon, 2015-08-03 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof Sarah Vigmostad
                 Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa
                 Visiting Associate Professor, HKUST

Format:  Seminar

Special Common Core Seminar - Sparking Students’ Interest in Common Core Education

Co-organized by UCE and CELT

Date: 
Thu, 2015-06-11 10:30 to 12:00

Speakers:   Prof Deborah K. Fitzgerald
                   Kenan Sahin Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
                   Massachusetts Institute of Technology

                   Prof John J. Cunningham
                   Vice President for Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and International Relations
                   University of Massachusetts System
                   Chief Executive Officer, UMassOnline

From Blended Learning to MOOCs

Date: 
Thu, 2015-05-21 09:30 to 11:00

Speaker:  Dr Beth Simon
                 Faculty, Computer Science and Engineering Department, UC San Diego
                 Senior Associate Director of Learning Sciences and Technology, Center for Teaching Development, UC San Diego
                 Principal Teaching and Learning Specialist, Course Success team, Coursera

Format: Seminar

How to Ensure the Success of Flipped Teaching?

Date: 
Tue, 2015-05-19 09:15 to 12:00

Speaker:  Prof. YEH Ping-Cheng, Benson
                Director, National Taiwan University (NTU) MOOC
                Associate Professor, EE Department/GICE
                Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Development

Format:  Semianr

The Future of the World-Class University

Date: 
Mon, 2015-05-18 11:00 to 12:00

Speaker: Prof Rick Levin
               CEO of Coursera

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, Rick Levin drawed on over two decades of experience as a university administrator, academic, and industry leader. He also proposed a framework that can help university leadership leverage the value of MOOCs—all while helping to achieve the greater mission of universal access to the world’s best education.

About the Speaker:

Developing an Effective & Motivating Experiential Learning Classroom

Date: 
Mon, 2015-05-11 14:00 to Tue, 2015-05-12 17:00

Speaker:  Dr. Sheri Dressler
                Ex- director, Office of Experiential Learning, University of Central Florida
                Faculty Member, University of Central Florida
                Board Member, National Society of Experiential Education, United States
Date:  Workshop 1: 11 May (Monday)
           Workshop 2: 12 May (Tuesday)
Time:  2:00pm - 5:00pm
Format: Seminar

University E-learning Forum – A Tale of Two In-house Blended Learning Courses

Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-22 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof. Ronald LAU (Associate Professor of Business Education, ISOM)
                  Prof. Helen SHEN (Associate Professor, CSE)
                  Dr. Kenneth LEUNG (Lecturer, CSE)

Format: Seminar

Group work and team assessment: Why are we putting students into groups?

Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-15 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Prof CHAN Yui Bun, Ben
                Associate Director, Center for Engineering Education Innovation (E²I)
                Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, CIVL

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has explored the purposes of forming groups/ teams in courses, and how we can facilitate and assess students’ group work.

Conversations with Faculty: Designing & Facilitating Experiential Learning Courses

Date: 
Tue, 2015-03-31 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Mark Andrew MIHOREAN
                  Assistant Professor of Business Education, Department of Management

                  Prof Kevin TAM
                  Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science

                  Prof Julian M. GROVES
                  Senior Lecturer, Division of Social Science

Format: Seminar

Facilitate student peer evaluation with iPeer

Date: 
Tue, 2015-03-24 12:30 to 14:00

Facilitator: Rambo Lai and May Tse, CELT

Venue: Room 6558 (Lift 29-30)


About the Workshop:

iPeer was adapted from an open source and HKUST customized it to suit our own needs. It supports four types of evaluations, namely Point Distribution, Rating Scale, Rubric and Commendation. The system aims to provide a platform for teaching staff to conduct student peer evaluation on group projects in a more efficient and effective way.

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

RPGs Learning Support Group - March 2015: PG Presentation Survival Skills

Date: 
Fri, 2015-03-06 11:00 to 12:30

Speaker:  Prof Paul FORSTER
                 Program Director (Global Learning), Global Student Programs Office;
                 Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Environment;
                 Senior Lecturer, Department of Management

Format: Seminar

Getting Feedback for your Teaching with the HKUST Survey Tool

Date: 
Wed, 2015-03-04 12:30 to 14:00

Survey Tool is a user-friendly online survey system made available to all faculty and teaching staff at HKUST. With the tool, you can collect survey data from your target groups at your fingertips. Reports can also be generated easily.

Facilitators:  Rambo LAI and May TSE, CELT
Venue:  Room 6558 (via Lift 29-30)


About the workshops

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • set up survey with the tool

  • create questions manually or from question bank

Common Core Program Series: Engaging Students in Common Core Courses – Arousing Their Interest and Managing Their Expectation

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-02 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Dr CHEN Tian Wen, Lecturer, Department of Physics
                     PHYS 1006   Astronomy for Beginners

                  Dr NG Yee Fai, Teaching Associate, Department of Physics
                     PHYS 1001   Physics and the Modern Society

Format: Seminar

Organized by UCE Team, AQUS and CELT

Making Learning Happen: Experiential Learning Courses at HKUST

Date: 
Thu, 2015-02-26 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof WOO Kam Tim
                      Associate Professor of Engineering Education, Department of ECE
                      Director, Center for Global & Community Engagement, DENG

                  Prof CHAU Ying
                      Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering
                      Associate Professor, Department of CBME

Format: Seminar

University E-Learning Forum - From design to outcomes: Experience sharing on the offering of MOOC

Date: 
Wed, 2015-02-04 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Bertram SHI
                     Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
                  Mr. Sean MCMINN
                     Senior Instructor, Center for Language Education

Format: Seminar

In this sharing session, the presenters shared their own experience in designing & offering MOOC.

Student Learning Research Seminar: Academic & social integration of first-year students at HKUST

Date: 
Thu, 2014-12-04 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Dr Pakey CHIK
                     Educational Research Officer, CELT
                  Dr Tak HA
                     Associate Director, CELT

Venue:  Room 6558 (Lift 29-30)

Training Camp for Research Postgraduates (RPGs)

Date: 
Sat, 2014-11-29 14:00 to Sun, 2014-11-30 13:00

Venue:  Po Leung Kuk Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp

Target Participants:  All RPGs

Quota:  38

Deposit:  $500 (Refundable*)

Transportation:  Self-arranged by participants

Common Core Program Series: Joint Seminar on Common Core Courses – Development, Delivery and Assessment

Date: 
Thu, 2014-11-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Naubahar SHARIF
                     Associate Professor, SOSC
                  Prof Raymond WONG
                     Associate Professor, CSE

Format: Seminar

University E-Learning Forum: Experience sharing on the offering of MOOC & Blended Course

Date: 
Fri, 2014-11-14 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:   Prof PONG Ting-Chuen
                    Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
                    Senior Advisor to EVPP (Teaching Innovation & E-learning)

Format: Seminar

RPGs Learning Support Group - November 2014: Working as an Effective TA at HKUST

Date: 
Tue, 2014-11-04 10:00 to 11:30

Speaker:  Mr. ZHU Yejun, Best TA Award-winner, MAE (2013-14), PhD (MAE)
                TACs from different departments

Format: Seminar

Faculty Forum on Tri-modal Education: Visions, Approaches, & Examples

Date: 
Thu, 2014-10-30 12:30 to Fri, 2014-11-07 14:00

Speaker:  Prof. Roger CHENG, Associate Provost (Teaching & Learning), AQUS

Format:  Seminar

Common Core Program Series: Course Design in Practice -- Learning from the Award Winners

Date: 
Fri, 2014-10-24 12:30 to 14:00
Speakers:  Prof Yongsuk KIM
                  Assistant Professor, ISOM
                  Prof Jeevan JAISINGH
                  Associate Professor of Business Education, ISOM

Format: Seminar

Co-Organized by:  Undergraduate Core Education (UCE) Team, AQUS &
                              Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT)

University E-learning Forum -- Blended Learning Course: From Design to Delivery

Date: 
Fri, 2014-09-26 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof CHOW King Lau
                      Professor, Division of Life Science & Biomedical Engineering
                      Director, Interdisciplinary Programs Office

                   Prof YEUNG Lam Lung
                      Head, Student Housing & Residential Life Office
                      Residence Master (UG VI), Office of the Dean of Students

Format: Seminar

Demonstration of PRS Clickers for Teaching and Learning

Date: 
Thu, 2014-08-21 16:00 to 17:00

Speaker:  Doug Wong (Computer Officer, ITSC)
                Nick Noakes (Director, CELT)

Format: Seminar

ITSC and CELT staff conducted a demonstration of the PRS set up and facilitate a discussion on its classroom use.

Four-day University Teaching and Learning Course - August 2014

Date: 
Mon, 2014-08-18 (All day) to Thu, 2014-08-21 (All day)

The University Teaching and Learning Course is a four-day program offered to all new professors and on-the-job faculty.  For the new comers, this course will prepare you on some important aspects of university teaching and learning, such as lecturing, course design, and assessment and giving feedbacks.  For the experience faculty, this course can give you new insights in your teaching and useful advice on current teaching pedagogy to enhance student learning.

Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Date: 
Thu, 2014-08-14 (All day) to Tue, 2014-11-04 (All day)
In Fall 2014, CELT will offer the following workshops to introduce you to a range of institutional eTools that support your teaching at HKUST. All faculty members and  teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest to you.

About the workshops

New Faculty Orientation and Four-day University Teaching and Learning Course – August 2014

Date: 
Wed, 2014-08-13 09:30 to Thu, 2014-08-21 16:00

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized a Faculty Orientation program and a University Teaching and Learning Course that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

Teaching Assistant Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2013 - 2014

Date: 
Fri, 2014-05-16 11:30 to 12:30

Time to celebrate!

TACC and CELT cordially invite all TAs to attend the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2013-2014.
All TAs from different departments who have completed the TA training in this academic year
will receive their Certificate of Achievement in the ceremony.
The Best TAC Awards will also be presented.

Student Learning Research Seminar: How much are students benefiting from Enrichment Activities?

Date: 
Wed, 2014-05-14 15:00 to 16:30

Speaker:  Dr Tak HA (Associate Director, CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has reported some of the important findings from several student surveys in 2013, namely

    (i)   A general overview of students’ participation in and satisfaction with various types of enrichment activities

RPGs Learning Support Group - April 2014: Career Planning and Preparation for an Academic Career

Date: 
Wed, 2014-04-30 11:30 to 13:00

Speaker:  Dr Beatrice CHU
                 Head, Professional Development Team
                 Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has walk through the career options for PhD, highlight areas of focus in the preparation for an academic career, and underline the skills that employers value in today’s job market.

Workshop Materials:

TDG Project Dissemination: The HKUST Igniters Pilot Study

Date: 
Fri, 2014-04-25 12:30 to 13:30

Speakers:  Prof WANG Yu-Hsing, Associate Professor (CIVL)
                  Mr. OOI Ghee Leng, Ph.D. student (CIVL)

Format: Seminar

Design Thinking Crash Course

Date: 
Wed, 2014-04-16 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Mr. Stephen Wong
                Chief Executive Officer, Asia Miles Limited

Format: Seminar

Teaching Creativity in Higher Education

Date: 
Thu, 2014-04-10 09:30 to 13:00

Speaker:  Professor Erica McWilliam
                 Adjunct Professor,
                 ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, Queensland University of Technology

Format: Seminar

RPGs Learning Support Group - March 2014: Tips for Academic Publishing

Date: 
Thu, 2014-03-27 11:30 to 13:00

Speaker:  Dr. Beatrice CHU
                Head, Professional Development Team,
                Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the speaker has explained why it is important to publish; how to plan the RPG’s years to get themselves ready to publish, and how to prepare their work for publication.

Workshop Materials:

Teaching in a Virtual Classroom

Date: 
Tue, 2014-03-25 12:30 to Tue, 2014-04-01 14:00

Facilitators: May Tse and Rambo Lai, CELT

TDG Project Dissemination: Team-based Supplemental Instruction in an Engineering Course on Grand Challenges

Date: 
Fri, 2014-03-14 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof Neil MICKLEBOROUGH
                    Director, Center for Engineering Education Innovation
                  Dr Tracy CHOW
                    Teaching Associate, Center for Engineering Education Innovation

The Large Class Challenge Series: Teaching for engagement and catering for differences

Date: 
Tue, 2014-03-11 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Prof FUNG Chi-Hung, Jimmy,
               Head, Division of Environment
               Professor, Department of Mathematics

Format: Seminar

RPGs Learning Support Group - February 2014: How to rank and evaluate journals

Date: 
Fri, 2014-02-28 11:30 to 13:00

Speakers: Mr. AHN Yong Kil (PhD, FINA)
                 Mr. WANG He, Hugh (PhD, PHYS)

Format: Seminar

An Assessment Reporting System and Systematic Assessment for Undergraduate Programs

Date: 
Fri, 2014-02-21 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Professor Mike SO
                Associate Professor (Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management)

Format: Seminar

Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Date: 
Mon, 2014-01-27 (All day) to Tue, 2014-04-08 (All day)

In Spring 2014, CELT has offered a series of workshops to introduce a range of institutional eTools that support teaching at HKUST.

New Faculty Orientation Spring 2014

Date: 
Thu, 2014-01-23 09:30 to Mon, 2014-01-27 14:00

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized a Faculty Orientation program that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

Registration closed.

Enquiry: celt@ust.hk or
               Dr Beatrice Chu (23588940 or ctbea@ust.hk).

How valid are the National Student Survey results for ranking UK universities?

Date: 
Fri, 2013-12-20 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Dr. Jacqueline CHENG, Research Member, Office of the Chief Education Advisor, Pearson

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the speaker has demonstrated the validity of using the NSS in ranking universities from a multilevel perspective.

Workshop Materials:

RPGs Learning Support Group December 2013: RPG Time Management

Date: 
Fri, 2013-12-20 10:00 to 11:30

Speakers:  Mr. WEERASINGHE Thilina (PhD, IELM)
                 Mr. NAM Sai Lok (PhD, HUMA)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the RPG Learning Support Group has discussed how to manage the time as a RPG student.

The group also shared and discussed the following questions:

Confessions of a Converted Lecturer

Date: 
Thu, 2013-12-19 14:00 to 17:30

Speaker:   Professor Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, a presentation followed by a short workshop with renowned Harvard professor, peer instruction advocate and practitioner, Eric Mazur.

In this presentation, the presenter has showed how he has adjusted his approach to teaching and how it has improved his students' performance significantly.

Student Learning Research Seminar: Creativity, Intercultural Sensitivity and Teamwork Skills of UG Students at HKUST: A Pilot Study

Date: 
Fri, 2013-12-06 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Dr Tak HA (Associate Director, CELT)
                  Dr Pakey CHIK  (Educational Research Officer, CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the speakers has reported on the findings of a pilot study on assessing our UG students' selected generic skills, namely teamwork skills, intercultural sensitivity and creativity.  They also explored the relationships of these three generic skills with students' academic performance, as well as their in- and out-of-class experiences.

Conversations with the Best Lecturers Series — Teaching & Engaging Students’ Interest in a Large-Class Setting

Date: 
Wed, 2013-11-27 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers:  Prof. Allen Huang (Assistant Professor, Accounting)
                  Prof. Siu Kam Wing (Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics)
                  Prof. Wooyoung Lim (Assistant Professor, Economics)

Format: Seminar

Using Feedback to Enhance Assessment and Student Learning

Date: 
Fri, 2013-11-22 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Dr Suki Ekaratne, Associate Professor, CETL, HKU

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, participants have identified different types of feedback that can enhance subject learning & student skills, analysed when feedback is able to enhance learning and when it is not.  Also they have discussed ways to give feedback to improve student performance and their learning and also developed a rationale for feedback-supported teaching.

RPGs Learning Support Group November 2013: Tips for Attending Conferences

Date: 
Thu, 2013-11-21 10:00 to 11:30

Speakers: Dong Qi, John and Chen Cao, Caleb

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the RPG Learning Support Group shared and discussed about tips on the following questions:

Peer Review of Teaching in a Research-intensive University Context: Lessons Learned with Senior Educational Leaders from Multi-disciplinary Settings

Date: 
Tue, 2013-11-19 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Prof Harry Hubball
               Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia

Format: Seminar

Training Camp for Research Postgraduates (RPGs)

Date: 
Sat, 2013-11-02 09:30 to Sun, 2013-11-03 14:30

Venue: Wu Kai Sha Youth Village
             No. 2, On Chun Street, Ma On Shan, Shatin, N.T.

Quota: 37

Refundable Deposit: $200

Transportation: Shuttle bus round trip between UST and the campsite.

Principles for Designing a Curriculum to Develop and Assure Student Learning Outcomes

Date: 
Fri, 2013-11-01 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Associate Prof Romy Lawson (PhD)
               OLT National Teaching Fellow
               Director, Learning, Teaching & Curriculum
               University of Wollongong, Australia

Format: Seminar

Bill Gibson was right: A communiqué from the future present

Date: 
Wed, 2013-10-30 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Dr. Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, The New Media Consortium

Format: Seminar

RPGs Learning Support Group October 2013 - Managing Relationship with Supervisors

Date: 
Tue, 2013-10-29 10:00 to 11:30

Speaker: Dr Lucia Yeung

Format: Seminar

In this RPG Learning Support Group, the speaker has discussed how to manage relationship with supervisors.  There were also group sharing and discussion on the following questions:

Teaching over Virtual Classroom

Date: 
Tue, 2013-10-22 12:30 to Tue, 2013-10-29 14:00

Facilitators: May Tse and Rambo Lai, CELT

In this semester, CELT has offered two workshops in related to the use of an online collaborative platform called the Virtual Classroom.


Session I: The “At Your Desktop” Series -  An Experiential Tour to the Virtual Classroom
Format:
e-Seminar
Date:  Tue, 22 Oct 2013, 12:30 - 13:30

The Large Class Challenge Series: Teaching UGs Inside & Outside Classroom

Date: 
Wed, 2013-10-02 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Prof Amine BERMAK, Professor, Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering

Format: Seminar

In this series of seminars, award-winning Professors shared their experience of teaching large classes at HKUST with participants.

Motivating student and getting them involved in acquiring knowledge is very critical for achieving course outcomes and this is particularly challenging in large classes with diverse and polarized students populations.

The Large Class Challenge Series: How to be an Imaginative Course Designer?

Date: 
Fri, 2013-09-27 12:30 to 14:00

Speakers: Prof CHAN Che Ting, Chair Professor, Department of Physics

Format: Seminar

Forum on HKUST's MOOC and Blended Learning Initiatives

Date: 
Thu, 2013-09-19 (All day) to Wed, 2013-10-02 (All day)

First Session: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 10:00 to 12:00
Second Session: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - 16:00 to 18:00

Presenter: Professor T. C. Pong, Senior Advisor to the Provost (Teaching Innovation and E-learning)

Format: Forum

RPGs Learning Support Group September 2013 - Managing Your Studies: Understanding the MPhil/PhD Process

Date: 
Tue, 2013-09-17 10:00 to 11:30

Presenter: Dr Lucia Yeung

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter was aimed at providing Research Postgraduate students (RPGs) with some essential information to understand the MPhil/PhD study process.  Also some study tips were shared to enhance the learning process.

Workshop Materials:

Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Date: 
Mon, 2013-08-26 12:30 to Tue, 2013-11-05 14:00

In Fall 2013, CELT will offer the following workshops to introduce you to a range of institutional eTools that support your teaching at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

About the workshops

Workshop

Content

Four-day University Teaching and Learning Course - Fall 2013

Date: 
Mon, 2013-08-12 09:30 to Thu, 2013-08-15 10:45

University Teaching and Learning Course is a four-day program offered to all new Assistant Professors on university teaching and learning in a blended-learning format - a mix of face-to-face and online delivery.

For registration, please contact Miss Irene Pang at 23586803 or ctirene@ust.hk.

New Faculty Orientation and Four-day University Teaching and Learning Course – Fall 2013

Date: 
Thu, 2013-08-08 09:30 to Fri, 2013-08-16 15:30

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized a Faculty Orientation program and a University Teaching and Learning Course that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

University Teaching and Learning Course is a four-day program offered to all new Assistant Professors on university teaching and learning in a blended-learning format - a mix of face-to-face and online delivery.

Teaching Assistant Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2012 - 2013

Date: 
Fri, 2013-05-31 11:00 to 12:00

Time to celebrate!

TACC and CELT cordially invite all TAs to attend the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2012-2013. All TAs from different departments who have completed the TA training in this academic year will receive their Certificate of Achievement in the ceremony.
The Best TAC Awards will also be presented.

Experience Sharing Learnshop: iPads/Tablets for Teaching and Research

Date: 
Tue, 2013-04-30 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Mr. Nick Noakes, Director, Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Format: Workshop

In this workshop, participants has been invited to share their experience with using iPad or other tablet device for teaching and research. Participants should have gained some new techniques or apps for using these devices more productively at work and at home.

Workshop Materials:

Preparing and Teaching an Online Course on the ‘Coursera’ Platform

Date: 
Fri, 2013-04-26 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Naubahar SHARIF, Associate Professor, Division of Social Science, HKUST

Format: Seminar

Crafting Your Research Future: First Steps to become an Effective Researcher

Date: 
Fri, 2013-04-19 09:30 to 10:45

Presenterer: Prof Qiang Yang, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Format: Seminar

Student Learning Research Seminar: In What Ways Does Assessment Affect How UST Students Learn?

Date: 
Fri, 2013-04-12 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Tak HA

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter reported on the preliminary findings of a longitudinal study about assessment and student learning conducted at HKUST, including how students were being assessed at HKUST, the learning approaches students used, their learning motivation, inter-correlation between these variables, and brief summaries of individual cases illustrating what affected students’ attitudes towards the courses they studied.

Crafting Your Research Future: First Steps to become an Effective Researcher

Date: 
Fri, 2013-03-22 09:30 to Fri, 2013-04-19 10:45

Presenter:  Prof Qiang Yang, CSE

Format: Seminar

In this series of seminars, Prof Qiang Yang (author of the book “Crafting Your Research Future: A Guide to Successful Master's and Ph.D. Degrees in Science & Engineering”) shared and discussed some essential skills to be a successful young researcher. Prof Yang also discussed how to explore and identify good ideas for research, how to conduct solid research to verify such good ideas and how to formulate the ideas into high-quality articles to be published in journals and conferences.

Get Hands on Experience with Web Storytelling

Date: 
Mon, 2013-03-18 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Mr. Alan Levine
                 CogDog It

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the participants has experienced the web-based tools, an open online course in digital storytelling. The presenter also introduced some free tools and activities suitable for student media projects and ways for infusing more storytelling into their own communications.

Workshop Materials:

Task Design: the Crux of Assessment, Learning and Feedback

Date: 
Wed, 2013-03-13 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Prof David Carless, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has outlined a framework for Learning-Oriented Assessment task design and illustrated some of its principles through reporting ongoing RGC-funded research into award-winning teachers at the University of Hong Kong.

The presentation also concluded by suggesting that assessment tasks might encourage effective learning practices when they:

Communication Skills and Responsible Conduct of Research (For RPGs from the School of Science ONLY)

Date: 
Tue, 2013-03-12 14:30 to Thu, 2013-03-14 16:30

Presenter:  Michael J. Zigmond, PhD (Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh)
                    Beth A. Fischer, PhD (Director of Assist)

Format: Seminar

In these series of workshops, the presenters has discussed how to write research articles and making oral presentations, including giving seminars and presenting posters at scientific conference. Issues related to the responsible conduct of research (RCR) also integrated throughout all the sessions.

Making Good Use of Stress and Emotions

Date: 
Fri, 2013-03-08 10:00 to 11:30

Speaker: Mr. Eric Chan
                Student Counselor, Counseling & Development Team, SAO, HKUST

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, some practical relaxation or breathing exercises were introduced to help participants feel the relaxed state of mind and body.

Workshop Materials:

The “At Your Desktop” Series - An Experiential Tour to the Virtual Classroom

Date: 
Thu, 2013-02-28 12:30 to 13:30

Facilitators: May Tse and Rambo Lai, CELT

Format: e-Seminar

In this semester, CELT introduced a new initiative of real time professional development at your desktop.

In this first session of the three workshop series, participants has given an experiential tour on how the key functions and features work in a Virtual Classroom from an audience’s perspective.

iPeer – a new way to facilitate student peer evaluation at HKUST

Date: 
Wed, 2013-02-27 12:30 to 14:00

Facilitator: Rambo Lai and May Tse, CELT

Format: Workshop

In this workshop, CELT has introduced a new web-based tool, iPeer, to facilitate student peer and self evaluation on group projects.

RPGs Learning Support Group - Crafting Your Research Future: First Steps to become an Effective Researcher

Date: 
Thu, 2013-02-21 09:30 to 10:45

Speaker: Prof Qiang Yang, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Date:  21 February, 2013 (Thu)
          22 March, 2013 (Fri)
          19 April, 2013 (Fri)

Time: 9:30am-10:45am

Venue: Room 3037 (Lift 1, next to the Bank of China, 3rd floor)

Sharing Session on Teaching Development Grant Projects

Date: 
Wed, 2013-02-20 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters: Prof Thomas Hu and Prof Jui-Pin Wang, CIVL

Format: Seminar

Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Date: 
Fri, 2013-01-18 10:00 to Tue, 2013-04-23 14:00

In Spring 2013, CELT will offer the following workshops to introduce you to a range of institutional eTools that support your teaching at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

About the workshop

Workshop

Content

New Faculty Orientation Spring 2013

Date: 
Thu, 2013-01-17 09:30 to 15:00

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching will organize the Spring New Faculty Orientation on 17 January, 2013 (Thursday).  Below is the list of sessions which will be offered.  All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join any sessions that are of interest.

For enquiries, please contact Miss Irene Pang at 23586803 or ctirene@ust.hk.

Teaching Strategies for Active Learning

Date: 
Wed, 2013-01-16 10:00 to 12:30

Presenter: Dr Lucia Yeung (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the presenter has discussed on the following topics with audiance:

  • Student Attention Span
  • Information overload
  • Students’ Learning Approaches
  • Research on Principles of Good Teaching Practices

It also provided a platform for non-faculty teaching staff to network, share and discuss various teaching experiences at UST.

 

Workshop Materials:

RPGs Learning Support Group December 2012 - Tips for Attending Conferences

Date: 
Fri, 2012-12-21 09:30 to 10:45

The upcoming RPG Learning Support Group will share and discuss tips on the following questions:

• How to select a conference?
• How to maximize the benefits of attending conferences as a young researcher?
• How to prepare for a conference presentation or poster?
• What are some practical tips in arranging logistics e.g. booking flights and hotel?

RPGs Learning Support Group November 2012 - RPG Time Management

Date: 
Fri, 2012-11-23 09:30 to 10:45

The upcoming RPG Learning Support Group will discuss how to manage your time as a RPG student.  The group will share and discuss the following questions:

Intercultural Skills Development among HKUST Business School Undergraduate

Date: 
Thu, 2012-11-22 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters: Dr. Melody Chao and Prof Larry Farh, MGMT

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, Dr Melody Chao and Dr Larry Farh shared their findings from a large scale longitudinal study of SBM students about the effectiveness of the various intercultural activities in enhancing their intercultural competence and related learning outcomes.

The seminar also featured interactive discussion on how to improve the current curriculums to help students develop stronger intercultural skills.

The “At Your Desktop” Series: Motivating UST Students – from Theory to Practice

Date: 
Fri, 2012-11-09 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter:  Dr Lucia Yeung and May Tse, CELT

Format:  e-Seminar

In this e-Seminar, participants learnt about how to apply the motivation theory in motivating students in your class over an online collaborative platform called the  Virtual Classroom . They also experienced online learning at their desktop as well as the potential uses of this tool in their own teaching.

Workshop Materials:

Being Intelligent Socially Workshop

Date: 
Fri, 2012-11-02 10:00 to 11:30

Presenter:  Ms Cathryn Yip

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, participants were guided to expand their repertoire on enhancing social capabilities, earn trust and hugs from people around, and eventually win a more pleasurable and fun road to success in research.

 

Workshop Materials:

The “At Your Desktop” Series - An Experiential Tour to the Virtual Classroom

Date: 
Wed, 2012-10-31 13:00 to 14:00

Facilitators: May Tse and Rambo Lai, CELT

Format: e-Seminar

In this workshop, the presenter has introduced a new initiative of real time professional development at your desktop by given an experiential tour on how the key functions and features work in a Virtual Classroom from an audience’s perspective.

Practice-based Inquiry Workshop - The Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Practice in Research-Intensive University Contexts

Date: 
Mon, 2012-10-29 15:30 to 17:00

Presenter: Prof Harry Hubball

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the presenter engaged with the participants in a dialogue around key processes, challenges and outcomes of the Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Practice in Research-Intensive University Contexts.

 

Workshop Materials:

Training Camp for Research Postgraduates (RPGs)

Date: 
Sat, 2012-10-27 09:30 to Sun, 2012-10-28 14:30

Venue:  PLK Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp

Quota:  57

Refundable Deposit:  $200

Transportation:  Shuttle bus round trip between UST and the campsite

Teaching-Research Nexus - Establishing a link between Research and Teaching (Win-Win)

Date: 
Fri, 2012-10-26 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters: Prof Ellick Wong (MGMT)
                   Prof Mark Seasholes (FINA)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, faculty from the School of Business who have incorporated research in their teaching shared their experience in establishing the link between research and teaching.

RPGs Learning Support Group Oct 2012 - Managing Relationship with Supervisors

Date: 
Fri, 2012-10-26 09:30 to 10:45

The upcoming RPG Learning Support Group will discuss how to manage your relationship with supervisors.  The group will share and discuss the following topics:

Open Access Publishing Workshop

Date: 
Thu, 2012-10-25 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker:  Mr. Leo Cheung, Open Access Publishing Manager, BioMed Central

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter introduced the concepts, benefits, and development of Open Access. It will also show how it can benefit individual scholars, scholarly institutions, and the global world of scholarship as a whole. The talk covered

  • What is Open Access
  • Benefits of Open Access
  • Open Access Today
  • Q&A

Projecting Your Voice, Protecting Your Voice

Date: 
Mon, 2012-10-15 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Oliver Lo, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Humanities

Format: Workshop

In this workshop, Prof Oliver Lo shared with participants how to protect and project their voices as a teacher or presenter. Participants learnt about ways of maintaining vocal hygiene, summarized the physiological aspects of vocal production mechanism and able to applied the learnt materials to develop breath support and optimum vocal placement.

 

Workshop Materials:

RPGs Learning Support Group 2012-13

Date: 
Fri, 2012-09-21 09:30 to 10:45

Postgraduate studies could be a lonely and challenging process.  The independent mode of studying and learning required skills which are often different from your past learning experience.

Complementary to departmental program training, Center for Enhanced Learning & Teaching (CELT) will provide a platform for Research Postgraduates (RPGs) to learn and develop some effective study skills together with their peers across disciplines.

Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Date: 
Wed, 2012-09-05 10:00 to Tue, 2012-10-16 14:00

In Fall 2012, CELT will offer the following workshops to introduce you to a range of institutional eTools that support your teaching at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

About the workshops

Workshop

Contents

Fall 2012 TA Orientation and Induction Program

Date: 
Fri, 2012-08-24 (All day)

The Fall 2012-2013 Teaching Assistant Orientation and Induction Program was commenced in late August 2012. A mass orientation session was hold on 24 August (Friday) for all new RPGs. The TA training program was divided into two sessions, the "core session" and the "elective session". All new TAs were required to attend at least a total of 14 hours of workshops from the core and elective sessions.  Upon completion of the program, each TA will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement in May 2013.

Workshop Materials:

Non-Faculty Teaching Staff Orientation Fall 2012

Date: 
Tue, 2012-08-21 09:30 to 16:00

We would like to invite new non-faculty teaching staff (Instructors, Lecturers, Teaching Associates, Instructional Assistants etc.) to attend a one-day Orientation organized by the Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching on August 21 (Tuesday).

New Faculty Orientation Fall 2012

Date: 
Thu, 2012-08-09 09:30 to Mon, 2012-08-13 12:45

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized a Faculty Orientation program that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

For enquiries, please contact Miss Irene Pang at 23586803 or ctirene@ust.hk.

Teaching Assistant Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2011 - 2012

Date: 
Tue, 2012-05-15 12:00 to 13:30

  Time to celebrate!

TACC and CELT cordially invite all TAs to attend the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2011-2012. All new TAs from different departments who have completed the TA training in this academic year will receive their Certificate of Achievement in the ceremony.
The Best TAC Awards will also be presented.

Library Services On-the-go: Leveraging Mobile Devices for Learning

Date: 
Thu, 2012-04-26 15:30 to 17:00

Presenters: K.T. Lam, Head of Systems and Digital Services, Library
                   Kevin Hau, Systems Librarian, Library
                   Andrew Wong, Systems Librarian, Library

Format: Seminar

Using the Learning Commons as a Support and Facility for Blended Learning

Date: 
Tue, 2012-04-24 15:30 to 17:00

Presenters: Gabi Wong, Learning Commons Manager, Library
                   Diana Chan, Associate University Librarian, Library

Format: Seminar

Do Not Turn Off Your Mobile Phone in My Lectures

iQlickers™: A Low Cost Personal Response System

Date: 
Fri, 2012-04-20 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters: Prof Albert Lee, Department of ChemistryHong Kong Baptist University
                   Prof Joseph Ng, Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
                   Dr Eva Wong, Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University

Format: Seminar

Breaking Down The Four Walls: Experiences With Mobile Devices In Classroom Teaching

Date: 
Tue, 2012-04-17 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters:  Sean McMinn, Senior Instructor, Language Center
                     Yanlin Li, Research Assistant, Language Center

Format: Seminar

Characteristics of UG Intake and their Adaption to University Life

Date: 
Thu, 2012-04-12 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Tak Ha, CELT

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, the presenter has reported on the characteristics (such as family background, active learning experiences, reading habits, learning approaches, academic skills, self-regulation, etc) and pre-university academic experiences of our UG intakes and the difficulties they encountered in their first year. The findings were extracted from a number of studies, including surveys of our UG intake when they were first admitted and at the end of their first year.

Getting Personal: Creating a Unique Classroom Experience for Students in General Education Courses

Date: 
Tue, 2012-04-10 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Melissa A. Fitch, Fulbright Scholar, CUHK

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, faculty has been shown how to:

  1. Utilize simple strategies to solicit, retain and later incorporate information about students during course lectures and activities.
  2. Explain the connection between student engagement and achieving course outcomes.
  3. Develop a plan to use student information to create an exciting, positive learning experience.

Workshop Materials:

Using WordPress/BuddyPress for Teaching

Date: 
Tue, 2012-03-27 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Sean McMinn, Senior Instructor, Language Center

Format: Seminar

Developing Teamwork Skills through Collaborative Problem Solving

Date: 
Wed, 2012-03-14 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Prof Edmond Ko, Director of E2I

Format: Seminar

Optimizing and Extending International Student Exchange Experience: From Research to Practice

Date: 
Tue, 2012-03-13 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter : Prof Jane Jackson, Applied Linguistics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Format: Seminar

Thesis in Progress

Date: 
Mon, 2012-03-05 14:00

The overall aim of these five interactive workshops is to develop some skills and strategies to help you complete a quality thesis on time.

Teaching Approach

Depending on the workshop, we will draw on research, cases and accounts of good practice to explore solution strategies to common problems that research students face. There will also be opportunities for trying out, reflecting, and getting feedback.

Teaching and Learning in the Interactive Classroom – A Series of Workshops

Date: 
Thu, 2012-03-01 22:00

Instructor: Ms Adele Graham
Date: Every Thursday in Mar. See below for further details.
Venue: Room 3037 (Lift 1, next to the Hang Seng Bank)

Who can attend?

Research students and staff who want to make their teaching more active and engaging! Specifically,

Copyright Workshop

Date: 
Wed, 2012-02-29 11:00 to 12:30

Presenter: Ms Victoria Caplan, Access Services Manager, Library

Format: Workshop

This workshop has provided information about the legal aspects of being a scholar, as both an information and knowledge user and producer. 

Professional Development for Postgraduates

Date: 
Mon, 2012-02-20 10:00

In Spring 2012, CELT will offer the following workshops for all PG students.

Registration:

* TAs who wish to use these workshops to fulfill the TA training program, please register here.

For all other PG students, please register at http://celt.ust.hk/ce

Effective Journal Paper Reading Skills

Date: 
Tue, 2012-02-14 10:30 to 12:00

Speaker: Dr Lucia Yeung, Educational Developer, CELT

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the speaker shared some effective strategies in reading journal papers so that students can obtain the knowledge from journal papers more effectively and efficiently.

Also students were shown how to describe the general organization of a journal paper and identify strategies to read each part of the journal paper more effectively.

Workshop Materials:

A Postgraduate Course: PDEV 5010 Preparing for an Academic Career

Date: 
Tue, 2012-02-07 16:30

Instructors: Prof Edmond Ko (Director of E2I) and Nick Noakes (Director of CELT)
Time and Date: 4:30pm-6:20pm, Tuesdays
Venue: Room 4503

Sharing Session on Teaching Development Grant Project – Development of an Assessment Scheme for a Student Design Project / Competition Course

Date: 
Fri, 2012-02-03 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter:  Prof Kam Tim WOO, Visiting Assistant Professor, ECE

Format: Seminar

In this session, Prof Woo shared the project team’s experience in designing grading rubrics for their capstone project courses and how the pedagogy was integrated into the courses.  In addition, he shared the experience in applying the Teaching Development Grant and the supports from Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT) in the development process, such as consultation advice and student feedback collection and analysis.

Enhancing Your Teaching with eTools

Date: 
Mon, 2012-01-30 08:00 to Fri, 2012-03-09 08:00

In Spring 2012, CELT will offer the following workshops to introduce you to a range of institutional eTools that support your teaching at HKUST. These include the Learning Management System (LMES), Turnitin (an anti-plagiarism tool) and HKUST Survey Tool.

About the workshops

Workshop

Contents

Motivating Students – From Theory to Practice

Date: 
Thu, 2012-01-12 10:30 to 12:30

Presenter: Dr Lucia Yeung (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the speaker introduced some motivational theories and discussed how these theories can be put into practice in HKUST.  Participants had the opportunity to share their experiences so that they can learn from each other.

Research with Undergraduates: Why and How?

Date: 
Wed, 2011-11-09 12:30 to 14:00

Presenters:  Prof. Chi-Kwong Li, Visiting Professor of Mathematics
                     Prof. Maosheng Xiong, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
                     Prof. Shingyu Leung, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the three speakers shared their experiences in supervising undergraduate research projects, and how to co-ordinate and balance teaching and research activities with undergraduate research supervising work.

Workshop Materials:

Practical approaches to outcome based education and evaluation

Date: 
Mon, 2011-10-31 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Chi-Kwong Li, Visiting Professor of Mathematics

Format: Seminar

Leadership Training Camp for Research Postgraduates (RPGs)

Date: 
Sat, 2011-10-22 (All day) to Sun, 2011-10-23 (All day)

Date: 22-23 Oct 2011 (Sat-Sun)

Format: Workshop

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching (CELT) in collaboration with the Student Affairs Office (SAO) and TA Coordinator Committee (TACC) had organized this overnight Leadership Training Camp, where students has learnt how to develope the leadership capabilities of RPGs, to nurture friendship and increase the sense of belonging to the UST community.

Social Media for Teaching and Learning

Date: 
Thu, 2011-10-06 12:30 to 14:00

Presenter: Sean McMinn, Senior Instructor, Language Center
Format: Seminar

Using your iPad Productively for Research and Teaching

Date: 
Thu, 2011-09-22 12:30

Presenter: Nick Noakes, Director, CELT

Format: Workshop

In this session, the speaker has introduced the strategies for bringing content relevant to your interests onto the device without having to waste time searching various sources for it. It also showed how it is possible to create and edit different document types (Word, PPT, Excel) for your research and teaching. The speaker has also demonstrated one or two tools that can be used directly in your courses to free you from the lectern and to engage students more.

Excellence in Teaching = f(x) What is f(x)?

Date: 
Tue, 2011-08-30 11:00 to 12:00

Presenter:  Prof Ben Young, Professor of Structural Engineering

Format: Seminar

Fall 2011 TA Orientation and Induction Program

Date: 
Mon, 2011-08-22 (All day) to Tue, 2011-08-30 (All day)

The Teaching Assistant Orientation and Induction Program organized by CELT was kicked off with a mass orientation for TAs on 22 Aug 2011(Mon).  The program is comprised of two major sessions, the Core Sessions and the Elective Sessions. Core sessions were scheduled from 22-30 Aug, while the electives sessions were spread through Sep to Oct.  Each TA is required to attend at least a total of 14 hours of TA training.  Upon completion of the program, each TA will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement in May 2012.

Workshop Materials:

Enhancing your Teaching with eTools

Date: 
Sun, 2011-08-21 08:00 to Fri, 2011-10-14 08:00

In Fall 2011, CELT will offer the following workshops to introduce you to a range of institutional eTools that support your teaching at HKUST. These include the Learning Management System (LMES), Turnitin (a plagiarism prevention tool) and HKUST Survey Tool.

New Faculty Orientation Fall 2011

Date: 
Wed, 2011-08-17 (All day) to Tue, 2011-08-23 (All day)

The Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized Faculty Orientation program that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at HKUST. All faculty members and teaching staff are welcome to join the sessions that are of interest.

Linking Discipline-Based Research and Teaching to Benefit Student Learning

Date: 
Tue, 2011-05-17 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Mick Healey

Format: Seminar

This workshop helped contextualise the HKUST conference on 'Engaging Undergraduates in Research and Inquiry' on May 20th and gave participants numerous mini-case studies from different disciplines and institutions in Europe, Australasia and North America.

Workshop Materials:

Assessing Students in Team-based Learning

Date: 
Tue, 2011-05-17 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Karl A Smith

Format: Seminar

This workshop emphasized structuring student teams to promote high performance and individual learning through ensuring positive interdependence (commitment to a common goal) and individual accountability (individual assessment). A model that combines group processing, process observation, peer review and individual assessment has been introduced. Workshop participants also had the opportunity to practice many of these elements as well as plan adoption in their courses.

Capstone Experience @ CUHK: What (Capabilities), How (Activities) and Assessment

Date: 
Wed, 2011-04-27 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Keith Thomas, Associate Professor, CUHK

Format: Seminar

In this presentation, the speaker illustrated the principles and concepts of a capstone experience and outlines some possible design options, possible learning activities and expected outcomes. Finally, recent study findings based on CUHK students' final year of study were shown to illustrate the earlier characteristics of a capstone experience and relative benefits.

Workshop Materials:

Has UG Experience at HKUST Led to Improvement in Generic Skills?

Date: 
Wed, 2011-04-20 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Tak S Ha

Format: Seminar

Preliminary Findings of a 3-Year Longitudinal Study into the Value-Addedness of UG Programs at HKUST

In this seminar, Dr Ha has presented with the preliminary findings from the study and a chance to ponder on the question of what is making a difference in our UG programs.

Writing Up Conclusion

Date: 
Wed, 2011-04-20 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Keith Tong, Associate Director, LANG

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, the presenter looked at the process of writing up conclusions for academic papers and theses. It examines the organizational structures and rhetorical devices commonly adopted in drawing conclusions and discussing implications from research findings. It also explored ways to make connections with earlier chapters in the academic paper or thesis. Special attention will be paid to the effects of syntactic and lexical choices on the reader.

Personal Effectiveness: Self Confidence in Research

Date: 
Fri, 2011-04-08 (All day)

Presenter: Miss Sindy Yip, Student Counselor (Clinical Psychologist)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, participants will be guided to explore and reflect on their road to research excellence and to learn ways to develop adaptive thoughts and attitudes that can facilitate one to develop personal effectiveness in research life.

Workshop Materials:

Working with Others: Social Quotient (SQ)

Date: 
Wed, 2011-03-09 (All day)

Presenter: Miss Vava Kwok, Student Counselor

Format: Seminar

In this workshop,the presenter has guided the audiance to expand their repertoire on enhancing social capabilities, earn trust and hugs from people around, and eventually win a more pleasurable and fun road to success in research.

Workshop Materials:

A series of "Dialogue with Journal Editors" Conversation with Senior Faculty

Date: 
Fri, 2011-02-25 (All day) to Mon, 2011-04-25 (All day)

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, speakers shared their experiences and provided valuable advice on the topics on: Key expectations of a journal editor in journal publication; Typical major requirements of editors/reviewers in determining acceptance or rejection of an article submission and; and Effective ways of communicating with journal editors especially when discord arises.

Session 1: School of Engineering

Date: 25 Feb 2011

Projecting Your Voice Protecting Your Voice (Advanced)

Date: 
Thu, 2011-02-24 (All day)

Presenter:Prof Oliver Lo, Adjunct Associate Professor, HUMA

Format:Seminar

In this seminar, Prof Oliver Lo shared with us how to: 1) find their own optimum pitch in speaking 2) understand how to speak with breath support and optimum vocal placement.

Workshop Materials:

Writing Thesis Introductions

Date: 
Wed, 2011-02-16 (All day)

Presenter:

  • Mr Andrew Chung, Chief Editor, Language Center
  • Dr John Milton, Senior Instructor, Language Center

Format: Workshop

Engaging Students With Learning Diversity

Date: 
Tue, 2011-01-25 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Lucia Yeung (CELT)

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, Dr Lucia Yeung shared with us how to identify key motivational theories related to engaging students in class; list techniques in engaging students with diverse backgrounds relevant to their teaching context; and described issues and possible solutions for engaging students.

Workshop Materials:

Development of a New Outcome-Based Assessment Method for CBME Laboratory

Date: 
Wed, 2010-12-01 (All day)

Presenter: Prof John Barford, Associate Professor, CBME

Format: Seminar

Writing Up Reports of Experiments

Date: 
Mon, 2010-09-27 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Arthur McNeill, Director of Language Center

Format: Seminar

Dr Arthur McNeill, Director of Language Center taught PGs how to write up reports of experiments in a professional manner. The workshop was focused on the reporting of quantitative data.

Workshop Materials:

Projecting Your Voice Protecting Your Voice

Date: 
Fri, 2010-09-17 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Oliver Lo, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Humanities

Format: Seminar

In this seminar, Prof Oliver Lo shared with us how to protect and project our voices as a teacher or presenter. By the end of this 90-minute workshop, participants was able to: 1) list ways of maintaining vocal hygiene 2) summarize the physiological aspects of vocal production mechanism 3) apply the learnt materials to develop breath support and optimum vocal placement.

Workshop Materials:

Managing the Relationship with Your Academic Supervisor

Date: 
Wed, 2010-09-15 (All day)

Presenter: Prof King Chow, BIOL; Prof Zongli Lu, HUMA; Prof Mike So, ISOM

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, academic supervisors from various schools (Prof King Chow, BIOL; Prof Zongli Lu, HUMA; Prof Mike So, ISOM) shared their expectations and experiences in working with students. Speakers also answered students' questions related to managing relationships with their supervisors.

Workshop Materials:

New Faculty Orientation Fall 2010

Date: 
Thu, 2010-08-12 (All day) to Wed, 2010-08-18 (All day)

Format:Seminar

Session 1: HKUST's Vision & Aspiration, Promotion & Substantiation

This session was delivered by the Acting Provost. It set the context for the program with a brief introduction to our history with respect to our aspirations and mission. A discussion of academic review and promotion regulations and policies at HKUST was arranged after the session.

Workshop Materials:

Professional Development Workshops for RPGs (Spring 2010)

Date: 
Fri, 2010-04-30 (All day) to Mon, 2010-05-17 (All day)

Format: Seminars

Managing Relationships with Academic Supervisors

Presenter: Dr Michael Lew, CELT

In the workshop, participants learnt how best to manage the all-important and sensitive relationship with their supervisors.

Workshop Materials:

The Power of Teamwork

A Sharing Session on Piloting an Assessment Plan

Date: 
Fri, 2010-03-26 14:00 to 16:00

Location: 6591 (Lift 31-32)

Under the initiative of Outcome-based Education, the OBE steering group called for a sharing session with representatives from the four Schools and the four academic support units to share the progress and plan of assessments for the institution. The sharing session allowed us to have a glance of the big picture, and signaled the first step towards developing a more coherent and sustainable assessment plan across the institution.

Workshop Materials:

25 JAN 2010 SPRING

Date: 
Mon, 2010-01-25 (All day)

Spring 2010 Teaching Assistant Induction Program

The Spring 2010 TA training program organized to all new TA in late Jan was held from 25 January to 29 January. All the workshops in core session have been completed successfully.

Spring 2010 Teaching Assistant Workshop Archive - Core Session

Workshop Title: TA103 ICAC Seminar

Learning Assessment Workshop with Dr Janice Orrell

Date: 
Wed, 2010-01-20 (All day) to Fri, 2010-01-22 (All day)

Presenter: Asso Prof Janice Orrell

Format: Workshop

Session 1: Achieving greater efficiency in assessment while improving alignment and effectiveness

Professional Development Workshop for RPGs

Date: 
Fri, 2010-01-01 (All day) to Sun, 2010-01-31 (All day)

Effective Presentation Skills for Teaching

Presenter: Ms Christine Chow, CELT

The workshop aimed to introduce some effective in-class presentation strategies and tips for research postgraduates (RPGs) and teaching assistants (TAs). Group activities and discussion were conducted to ensure that after the workshop, RPGs and TAs would be confident to (1) organize the contents for an effective presentation for teaching; (2) deliver an effective presentation for teaching; and (3) handle difficult questions

Promoting Originality – Minimizing Plagiarism in Student Work

Date: 
Wed, 2009-11-18 (All day) to Fri, 2009-11-20 (All day)

Presenter: Jude Carroll

Format: Seminar

Session 1: Getting the best out of Turnitin

4 NOV 2009 FALL

Date: 
Wed, 2009-11-04 (All day)

TA Event - TA Team Building and Adventure Workshop

CELT and five departments, BIOL, PHYS, CBME, CIVL and SOSC co-organized a workshop on team building and leadership skills in mid-November 2009. We commissioned Sports & Eco-Education Development Ltd (SEED), a service organization specializing in various types of educational and recreational activities, to deliver the training.

Formative Evaluation, Documenting and Reflecting on Your Teaching: A series of professional development sessions with Prof Chris Knapper

Date: 
Wed, 2009-10-07 (All day) to Wed, 2009-10-14 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Chris Knapper

Format: Seminar / Workshop

Session 1: An Introduction to Formative Evaluation of Teaching – Goals, Rationale, and Strategies

This interactive seminar explored reasons and benefits for engaging with formative evaluation of your teaching. Prof Knapper outlined different strategies for evaluation that can lead to improvement of teaching, including self-assessment, peer evaluation, and using a range of information provided by students.

Projecting Your Voice, Protecting Your Voice

Date: 
Thu, 2009-09-24 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Oliver Lo

Format: Professional Development Workshop

A clear voice is a key part of any teacher's toolkit. But have you ever lost your voice from teaching? And even if you haven't yet, this workshop helped you learn how to project you voice in the classroom but not damage it.

By the end of this 90-minute workshop, participants were able to:

25 AUG 2009 FALL

Date: 
Tue, 2009-08-25 (All day)

TA Mass Orientation and Induction Training Program

The Fall 2009 TA training program organized for to all new TAs in late Aug has been completed successfully. This year, more than 300 new TAs participated in the program.

From mid-Sept to late Oct, several elective TA workshops are offered to all TAs to polish their teaching skills. For details, please refer TA training.

New Faculty Orientation Fall 2009

Date: 
Wed, 2009-08-12 (All day) to Fri, 2009-08-21 (All day)

Format: Seminar

In summer 2009, the Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching has organized the New Faculty Orientation program that covers various topics and teaching and learning support services at UST.

Managing the Student Experience – International and HKUST Practices

Date: 
Tue, 2009-06-09 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Joan Cooper

Format: Seminar

The total student experience encompasses teaching and learning, curriculum, student life, advising and mentoring. The term embraces the notion that learning does not only take place in the classroom and that students’ time spent in higher education is about a whole range of experiences.

Developing Research Students and Newer Researchers

Date: 
Wed, 2009-06-03 (All day)

Presenter: Prof George Gordon

Format: Seminar

The seminar explored the various agendas (e.g. Research Councils/funders, students/newer researchers, employers, discipline communities) that exercise an influence on practices. Participants were invited to share experiences and identify issues. That information was used to inform consideration of what actions should be prioritised and how these could start to inform a coherent developmental model for early career researchers.

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Strengthening Research-Teaching Linkages as a means of promoting Inquiry-Based Learning

Date: 
Tue, 2009-06-02 (All day)

Presenter: Prof George Gordon

Format: Seminar

The seminar drew upon experience in Scotland of a recent Quality Enhancement theme around the contribution of Research-Teaching Linkages in the development of graduate attributes. Prof George Gordon was co-director of the sector-wide project. There were also several projects targeted at groups of disciplines.

Assessment of Business Students' Intended Learning Outcomes at HKUST: The Experience at the School of Business and Management

Date: 
Tue, 2009-05-26 12:30 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Jiing-Lih Larry Farh

Over the last couple of years, under the OBE initiative, the School of Business and Management at HKUST developed a set of 9 intended learning outcomes for its UG BBA/BSc programs. In this talk, Professor Farh discussed a conceptual framework for assessing these outcomes; and the findings from a recent pilot study that compared how Year 1 and Year 3 accounting students self-assess their learning based on these intended learning outcomes.

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19 MAY 2009 SPRING

Date: 
Tue, 2009-05-19 (All day)

TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony

At the end of the academic year, CELT and TACC organize the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony for all new TAs as recognition to their completion of the TA training program. The TA Certificate of Achievement was presented to all eligible TAs by Prof TC Pong (AVPAA) in the ceremony. All Department Heads, PGCs and TAs were invited to join us for this celebratory event.

Best TAC Election 2008 - 2009

Date: 
Tue, 2009-05-19 (All day)

The Best Teaching Assistant Coordinator (TAC) award was presented to recognize the outstanding TACs for their excellence in leadership and performance in their TAC duties. This year, three Best TAC winners are elected through the online voting system by all eligible TAs and peer evaluation by CELT staff.

Winners of the Best TAC Election as follow:

Best TAC: Mr LUK Wing Hei (ECE)

1st runner-up: Miss SUEN Po Chi, Gigi (CIVL)

2nd runner-up: Mr AU Siu Chung, Jeff (BIOL)

Raising Gender Awareness Among Hong Kong Students

Date: 
Tue, 2009-05-05 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Julian M. Groves

Format: Seminar

Why do so few women enter the fields of science and engineering? Why are women underrepresented in Hong Kong’s business, political, and legal institutions? In this interactive seminar, Dr Julian Groves shared some classroom techniques that he has developed over the years which instructors can use to make students aware of the gendered obstacles that they will face in their professional lives.

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Outcome-Based Approaches in Teaching: Sharing of Implementation Experience at Course Level

Date: 
Mon, 2009-04-27 14:30 to 16:00

Speaker: Dr Po-ying HO

Location: Room 3362 (Lift 3 and Lift 13/15), HKUST

Dr Ho is a Senior Lecturer and Senior Fieldwork Coordinator in the Department of Applied Social Sciences, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Having ample teaching experience with the outcome-based approaches, she shared her experience in adopting the OBE and give some practical examples of it.

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OBE Workshop by Prof Ira Jacobson

Date: 
Mon, 2009-04-20 09:30 to 16:30

Speaker: Prof Ira Jacobson

Location: Room 4621 (Lift 31/32), HKUST

Prof Ira Jacobson is one of the world experts on Engineering education, outcome-based learning approaches, and program accreditation. In the workshop, he covered:

20 MAR 2009 SPRING

Date: 
Fri, 2009-03-20 (All day)

The event held on 20 March 2009 was jointly organized by the TACC and CELT. Three interactive role-playing dramas were performed by TACs. The show provided a chance for TAs to learn more on handling the difficult situations in their HKUST life.

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Encouraging students to do lots of high quality work without over-stressing them: Findings from a research project about student workload in Hong Kong

Date: 
Thu, 2009-03-05 (All day)

Presenter: Prof David Kember

Format: Seminar

Have students complained to you about the study workload of your class? Are we really given them too much work to do? In this seminar, Prof Kember of the University of Hong Kong shared findings of one of his recent research projects, A Week in the Life of a University Student, which looked at the workload of students in a local university, and how it was possible to engage students in high quality work without over-stressing them.

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Are you a quick starter?

Date: 
Fri, 2009-02-27 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Edmond Ko and Nick Noakes

Format: Workshop

This is part of the New Faculty Professional Development Session, which was for junior faculty who have been at UST for 2 years or less. In the casual lunch and discussion session, common adjustment issues faced by new faculty were discussed and new faculty was expected to build a peer support network.

Content, Assessment and Pedagogy: An Integrated Design Approach for OBE at the Course Level

Date: 
Fri, 2009-02-06 09:30 to 17:00

Speaker: Prof Karl Smith

Date and Time: 6 Feb 2009 (Fri)

  • 9:30am – 12:30pm (for SBM and SHSS),
  • 2:00pm – 5:00pm (for SSCI and SENG)

Location: Room 3027 (Lift 1)

Facilitating Innovation and Creativity in a Team Environment

Date: 
Fri, 2009-02-06 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Karl Smith

Format: Workshop

Formal teamwork is widely practiced in science, technology, engineering, and mathematical (STEM) disciplines through projects, capstones, hand-on exercises, field experiences, and other contexts. Currently there is increased interest in fostering innovation and creativity.

2009 TA Induction Training Program

Date: 
Wed, 2009-02-04 (All day)

CELT provided a series of training workshops to all TAs every academic year. For Spring 2009, all Induction workshops, including Conducting Tutorials and Marking & Grading (INA/C), Conducting Laboratories (INB), Introduction to LMES (IND) and Effective Presentation Skills (EPS) have been successfully completed. Also, three Competency Enhancement workshops were offered to all TAs to enhance their skills in teaching.  

13 JAN 2009 FALL

Date: 
Tue, 2009-01-13 (All day)

Professional Development Week for RPGs

CELT launched the first in a regular series of professional development workshops for research postgraduates related to career and research. From 13-15 January 2009, there were sessions on career management, PhD supervision policies and processes, avoiding plagiarism in thesis writing, presentation skills for research seminars and conferences, effective email for results and career management for lifelong employability.

OBE Workshop for SENG – Focusing on Outcomes

Date: 
Wed, 2009-01-07 09:30 to 14:45

Speaker: Prof David A. Lange

School of Engineering organised an OBE workshop on 7 Jan 2009, which was delivered by Prof David A. Lange, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois. In the workshop, Prof Lange mentioned about the principles, implementation and assessment issues of OBE for engineering curriculum.

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Professional Development Week for Research Postgraduate Students

Date: 
Fri, 2008-12-12 (All day) to Wed, 2009-01-14 (All day)

Why not copy-cut-paste? How writing at university really works and how to avoid plagiarism

Date: 12 Dec 2008

Presenter: Ms Jude Carroll, Oxford Brookes University

Professional Development Week for Faculty

Date: 
Fri, 2008-12-12 (All day) to Fri, 2009-01-16 (All day)

Academic Promotion & Substantiation

Date: 12 Jan 2009

Presenter: Prof Roland Chin, VPAA (DP) & Ms Christina Li, PROVOST

This session was delivered by VPAA (DP) and PROVOST staff. It covered the academic review and promotion regulations and policies.

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Teaching Workshop with Prof Harvey Brightman

Date: 
Mon, 2008-12-08 (All day) to Tue, 2008-12-09 (All day)

Speaker: Prof Harvey Brightman

Location: Executive Classroom 5 (Lift 31/32)

School of Business and Management organised a teaching workshop on 8-9 December 2008, which was taught by Prof Harvey Brightman, Regents' Professor Emeritus of Managerial Sciences at Georgia State University. In the workshop, Prof Brightman talked about the principles for effective teaching, developing and achieving learning outcomes, and various assessment methods.

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Launching of Pilot OBE Course Project

Date: 
Sat, 2008-11-29 10:00 to 12:00

Location: Lecture Theater H

In the launching, the purpose and expectations of the Pilot OBE Course Project were explained. Initial workshop for beginning the process of embedding intended learning outcomes (ILOs) into courses was conducted. Participants also exchanged some preliminary thinking through the implications of ILOs for teaching and learning activities and assessment.

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8 NOV 2008 FALL

Date: 
Sat, 2008-11-08 (All day)

2008 TA Event - "TAs on FIRE"

The Fall 2008 TA Event organized by Teaching Assistant Coordinators Committee (TACC) and Center for Enhanced Learning & Teaching (CELT) was completed successfully on 8 Nov 2008 (Sat). About 50 TAs from different departments participated in the event. The event provided a relaxing environment for TAs to chat. It also provided them a chance to express their opinions on their needs and provided feedbacks on the TA trainings. All TAs enjoyed the gathering and they can share their problems with their TACs and other TAs. 

50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story

Date: 
Wed, 2008-09-24 (All day)

Presenter: Mr Alan Levine

Format: Seminar

Faculty Orientation to Teaching and Research Support Services at UST

Date: 
Wed, 2008-08-27 (All day) to Fri, 2008-08-29 (All day)

Presenter: Representatives from Library, Center for Enhanced Learning and Teaching, Information Technology Services Center and Publishing Technology Center

26 AUG 2008 FALL

Date: 
Tue, 2008-08-26 (All day)

TA Mass Orientation and Induction Training Program

CELT provided a series of training workshops to all TAs every academic year. For Fall 2008, the mandatory Mass Orientation Session, Departmental Briefing Sessions, Induction workshops and Information sessions were completed successfully. There activities provided a chance for new TAs to communicate face-to-face with renowned faculties and experienced TAs and to get prepare for their first teaching in UST.

Preparing for the QAC Audit

Date: 
Tue, 2008-05-06 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Tony L. Hung

Location: Room 3362, HKUST

After talking about the ILOs on the previous week, Prof Hung focused on the issues about QAC audit and OBE-related assessment in this seminar.

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Adopting an ‘Outcome-Based’ Approach to Teaching and Learning

Date: 
Tue, 2008-04-29 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof Tony L. Hung

Location: Room 3362, HKUST

Prof Hung is the OBE consultant for the School of Humanities and Social Science. In this talk, he reviewed a few Humanities syllabi to highlight where OBE has been practised and where modifications are needed to make teaching statements in line with the School ILOs and the University graduate attributes.

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Best TAC Election 2007 - 2008

Date: 
Wed, 2008-04-23 12:34

In March 2008, TAs voted for their departmental TA Coordinator (TAC) on the online voting system. TAs who voted were eligible to participate in a lucky draw in which 10 TAs won HK$100 vouchers from Park n' Shop.

Winners of the Best TAC Election as follow:

Online Voting

Best TAC: Mr WONG Yan Fung (BIOL)

1st runner-up: Mr CAI Mingchao (MATH)

2nd runner-up: Mr LIN Thung-hong (SOSC)

Secret Ballot

Best TAC: Mr Alexander MURAVSKY (ECE)

1st runner-up: Mr WONG Yan Fung (BIOL)

2nd runner-up:

23 APR 2008 SPRING

Date: 
Wed, 2008-04-23 (All day)

TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony

The TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony organized by Teaching Assistant Coordinators Committee (TACC) and Center for Enhanced Learning & Teaching (CELT) was completed successfully on 23 Apr 2008. Over 100 TAs from different departments participated and they received the Certificate of Achievement at the Ceremony. Also, the Best TAC Award was presented by Dr David Mole (AVPAA) at the Ceremony.

19 MAR 2008 SPRING

Date: 
Wed, 2008-03-19 (All day)

March 2008 TA Event - "Learning from the Best - A Chance for Enhancing Teaching and Communication with Students"

The March 2008 TA Event was completed successfully on 19 Mar 2008 (Wed). Over 60 participants joined the event. 4 experienced TAs and 1 UG student from different departments were invited to deliver an interesting and inspiring presentations to our TAs and UG students. Also, an interactive discussion and sharing session was conducted which benefited most of the TAs and UG students.

TA Presentations:

How Do They Manage it? An Investigation On The Study And Learning Strategies Of Year 1 HKUST Students

Date: 
Fri, 2008-03-14 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Lucia Yeung and Dr Tak Ha

Format: Seminar

In Fall 2007, CELT conducted a student learning research to investigate how students at HKUST learn. The findings from this research help faculty and instructors to build up a scientific and evidence-based understanding of how their students learn. In this seminar, Dr Yeung and Dr Ha covered:

Learning-oriented Assessment, Outcomes and Trust

Date: 
Fri, 2008-02-29 12:30 to 14:00

Speaker: Dr David Carless

Location: Room 3027 (Lift 1)

Dr Carless is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong. In this seminar, he covered the following assessment issues:

28 JAN 2008 SPRING

Date: 
Mon, 2008-01-28 (All day)

Spring 2008 TA Program

CELT provided a series of training workshops to all TAs every academic year. For Spring 2008, all Induction Sessions, including Conducting Tutorials (INA), Conducting Laboratories (INB) and Marking and Grading (INC) have been successfully completed.

Outcome-Based Approach to Student Learning: A 4-staged model

Date: 
Wed, 2007-11-14 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Dr Angela Ho

Location: Room 3027 (Lift 1)

Dr Angela Ho is the Head of Educational Development Centre of Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She has extensive experience in implementing outcome-based approaches to teaching, learning and assessment in higher education. In this workshop, she presented in a nutshell:

2 NOV 2007 FALL

Date: 
Fri, 2007-11-02 (All day)

2007 TA Event - "A Good Show"

The Fall 07 TA Event organized by Teaching Assistant Coordinators Committee (TACC) and Center for Enhanced Learning & Teaching (CELT) was completed successfully on 2 Nov 2007 (Fri). More than 70 TAs from different departments enjoyed and participated actively in the show. The interactive role-playing games provided a chance for TAs to learn more on handling the difficult situations in their HKUST life.

Programme Outcomes Assessment

Date: 
Thu, 2007-10-18 10:30 to 12:30

Speaker: Prof Ira Jacobson

Location: Room 6580 (Lift 27 / 28)

Prof Jacobson is the former member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Accreditation Board. In this seminar, Prof Jacobson will address the following issues:

What are appropriate learning outcomes and how they can be nurtured?

Date: 
Thu, 2007-10-11 12:00 to 13:30

Speaker: Prof David Kember

Location: Room 3027

Prof Kember is the Professor of Learning Enhancement at Chinese University of Hong Kong. In this seminar, based on his research work on local higher education, Prof Kember addressed the following three issues:

  • What is an appropriate interpretation of 'learning outcomes' which satisfies both academics and the UGC?
  • What learning outcomes are needed by our graduates?
  • How can these be nurtured by universities?

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The Basics of Outcome-Based Education (OBE)

Date: 
Tue, 2007-10-02 16:00 to 18:00

Speaker: Prof Harvey Brightman

Location: Lecture Theatre F, HKUST

Prof Harvey Brightman, Regents Professor Emeritus of Management Sciences at Georgia State University. Drawing upon his rich experience of outcome-based education in the US, in the seminar, Prof Brightman covered the following:

24 AUG 2007 FALL

Date: 
Fri, 2007-08-24 (All day)

TA Mass Orientation and Induction Training Program

CELT provided a series of training workshops to all TAs every academic year. For Fall 2007, the mandatory Orientation Session, Departmental Briefing Sessions, induction sessions and Competency Enhancement Workshops have completed successfully.

OBE Briefing for Schools

Date: 
Fri, 2007-03-02 (All day) to Tue, 2007-03-13 (All day)

A series of briefings about OBE for schools were conducted in Mar 2007.

Outcome-based Approaches in Teaching and Learning

Date: 
Thu, 2006-08-24 10:00 to 12:00

Speakers: Prof Edmond Ko, Dr David Mole and Mr Nick Noakes

Location: Room 6580, HKUST

This workshop introduces the concept of learning outcomes and their role in enhancing teaching and learning. Engineering accreditation exercises in the United States and United Kingdom will be used to illustrate the application of outcome-based approaches in a professional discipline. Finally, recent efforts at HKUST along this line, especially in relation to the planning of the four-year curriculum, will be described.

Providing Diagnostic Feedback to University Programmes

Date: 
Fri, 2006-03-03 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Carmel McNaught

Format: Public Seminar

Prof Carmel McNaught, Professor of Learning Enhancement in the Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research (CLEAR) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she has had over 30 years of experience in teaching and research in higher education in Australasia, southern Africa and Britain.

I play, therefore I am

Date: 
Fri, 2005-03-04 (All day)

Presenter: Mr Jim Chim

Format: General Education Lecture

Mr Jim Chim, renowned stage producer, actor and comedian, led the HKUST community to explore creativity through games, mini speech and sharing. Using his professional knowledge in miming and movement training, Mr Chim tactfully helps participants break through personal boundaries in attempt to realize their true creative potential.

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Creativity and The Creative Industries: Empowering Your Career and Future

Date: 
Tue, 2004-10-05 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Kai-Yin Lo

Format: Public Seminar

Dr Kai-Yin Lo, internationally acclaimed designer of jewelry and accessories, shared her story of how history inspired her to become a designer, business woman and successful practitioner of the creative industries. She is also a recognized author, collector and expert on Chinese culture. Dr Lo's life is a demonstration of how success is made possible through the fusion of creativity and entrepreneurship.

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Peer-Supported Learning with PRS

Date: 
Fri, 2004-05-21 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Jim Boyle

Format: Interview

Prof Jim Boyle, Head of Mechanical Engineering at Strathclyde University, is a leader in innovative teaching and learning approaches involving peer-learning and technology-supported learning. He came to HKUST as keynote speaker at our 2nd Teaching and Learning Symposium. In this interview, he shares with us the use of HKUST's peer-response system at Strathclyde and its integration with a range of active learning strategies.

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Bridging the Gap between Instructional Developer and Content Expert

Date: 
Tue, 2004-01-13 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Mike Keppell

Format: Interactive Session

Dr Mike Keppell, Head of Centre for Integrating Technology in Education of Hong Kong Institute of Education, came to share with faculty and teaching staff here on working effectively with CELT's instructional development team to develop their online projects. Here is a Project Performa that he developed for online project planning.

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Using Quick Classroom Assessments to Monitor Student Learning

Date: 
Fri, 2003-02-14 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Susan Wolcott

Format: Interactive Session

How to Enhance Your Lecture Materials for Classroom and On-line

Date: 
Fri, 2002-12-06 (All day)

Presenter: Mei Fang

Format: Workshop

Mrs Mei Fang, an experienced facilitator and instructional designer, facilitated a DIY (Do-it-yourself) workshop that gave an account on the learning issues in lectures and demonstrated how the ASSURE framework could help to enhance the effectiveness of different stages in lecture preparation and delivery.

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21st Century Enterprises and their Employees

Date: 
Wed, 2002-10-30 (All day)

Presenter: Albert Wong

Format: General Education Lecture

Mr Albert Wong, Personnel Manager of Strategies and Relations Development of Cathay Pacific Airways, came in October and shared with us his personal experience as well as the CX stories in the General Education Lecture: "21st Century Enterprises and their Employees".

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To Learn Is To Play: If This Was Only True?!

Date: 
Mon, 2002-09-23 (All day)

Presenter: Christine Loh

Format: General Education Lecture

Christine Loh, CEO of Civic Exchange and Council Member of HKUST came and gave a general education lecture "To Learn is to Play - If This was Only True" on 23 Sept. It was well received by approximately 250 participants.

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Focusing on Cognitive Development to Assess and Improve Student Thinking

Date: 
Fri, 2002-09-20 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Susan Wolcott

Format: Interactive Session

With her wide experiences in working with faculty on supporting critical thinking development, Dr Susan Wolcott describes a model to help students develop and document critical thinking skills in an interactive session

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Teaching and Learning at HKUST

Date: 
Tue, 2002-08-27 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Jimmy Fung (MATH), Prof Rudolf Fleischer (COMP) and Mr Nick Noakes (CELT/LC).

Format: Information Session

An Information Session on "Teaching and Learning at HKUST" was held on 27 Aug. It served to give faculty members and teaching staff, particularly new ones, first hand information to get by in HKUST.

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What Knowledge and Skills will our Children Need in Order to Prosper in the 21st Century?

Date: 
Sat, 2002-06-29 (All day)

Presenter: Mr David Warlick

Format: Pubic Seminar

Mr David Warlick, author of "Raw materials of the Mind"; Founder and President of US "The Landmark Project", delivered a public seminar. In this entertaining and thought-provoking address, he helped the audience to understand the challenge that faces education today and the classrooms that will be necessary to meet that challenge.

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Experience of Teaching Large Class

Date: 
Fri, 2002-05-31 (All day)

Presenter: UST Faculty members and instructors

Format: Round-table Sharing Session

With the purpose to assist the UST teaching community in teaching large class effectively, a round-table sharing session was held for faculty members and instructors to share their experience. Students' comments of learning in large class as well as resources related to large class teaching are compiled.

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Global Learning Networks, Past, Present and Futures

Date: 
Fri, 2002-04-26 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Richard Larson

Format: Seminar

Prof Richard Larson , Director of the Center for Advanced Educational Services, MIT, Principle Investigator of several MIT's major technology-enabled learning programs came to UST and gave a talk on the development of the Global Learning Network.

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Challenges to Universities brought by Education Reform

Date: 
Mon, 2002-03-25 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Tai Kai Ng (PHYS)

Format: Seminar

Prof Tai Kai Ng from the Department of Physics at UST gave a seminar presentation and discussed the challenges to universities brought about by the Hong Kong Education Reform.

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University Education in the 21st Century

Date: 
Sat, 2001-12-01 (All day) to Sun, 2001-12-30 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Eric Mazur

Format: Interview

World renowned scientist and educator, Prof Eric Mazur from Harvard University, shares his views on University education in the 21st Century in an interview with CELT.

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University Education in the 21st Century

Copy Right in Higher Education

Date: 
Mon, 2001-05-28 (All day)

Presenter: Mr Stephen Selby

Format: Seminar

The Director of Intellectual Property of the Hong Kong Government, Mr Stephen Selby, JP, came and gave a talk on the copyright issues. The discussion points had ranged from on-line course development to other areas such as classroom teaching, material reproduction, individual awareness etc.

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Assessment and Student: Using Assessment to Change Student Learning

Date: 
Fri, 2001-03-30 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Peter Knight

Format: Seminar

Dr Knight talks about how we can use assessment to improve student learning. He focuses on the functions and types of assessment and introduces some alternative assessment methods. He ends by providing practical ways to assess student achievement using these alternative methods, taking into account large class sizes and the time constraints busy faculty work under.

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Learning to think: Disciplinary perspectives

Date: 
Fri, 2001-03-02 (All day)

Presenter: Prof Janet Donald

Format: Seminar

Prof Janet Donald, a field expert in Educational psychology, came to share her ideas on Learning to think: Disciplinary perspectives. Focuses will be on firstly how knowledge is structured. Secondly, how learning occurs in different disciplines and lastly, how higher order learning and thinking can be promoted in different domains.

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On-line Teaching Evaluation

Date: 
Wed, 2001-02-28 (All day)

Presenter:

  • Prof Olugbemiro J Jegede
  • Dr Mike Theall

Format: Regional Workshop

Assessing the Consequences of IT in Education

Date: 
Mon, 2000-11-27 (All day)

Presenter: Dr Roger Yin

Format: Seminar

Dr Yin,an expert in education technology especially Web-based Teaching & Learning, and Interactive Multimedia came to present his ideas on the consequences of IT in Education. He assessed the consequences from the view points of learners, teachers and web administrators

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What will work? Using the web to promote high order learning outcome.

Date: 
Fri, 2000-10-13 (All day)

Presenter: Prof John Hedberg

Format: Seminar

Prof John Hedberg, professor of Education and Director of the Interactive Multimedia Learning Laboratory at the University of Wollongong, conducted a seminar at UST on " What will work? Using the web to promote high order learning outcome".

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